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  • Annual Report of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict (CAAC) 2018

    In 2018, killing and maiming of children reached record high levels since the creation of the monitoring and reporting mechanism on children and armed conflict. More than 24 000 grave violations against children were recorded by the United Nations in ...

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  • Storytelling to End Child Marriage in the Sahel Region: How survivors are acting as role models and holding decision-makers to account

    This briefing was developed as part of a series on child marriage and accountability showcasing lessons-learned from Save the Children programming around the world. It details work with girls who have survived child marriage in the Sahel Region. The ...

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  • Children and Armed Conflict Special Update: August 2019

    On August 2, 2019, the UN Security Council will hold its open debate on children and armed conflict (CAC) under Poland’s presidency. Poland will seek to highlight the 10-year anniversary of the adoption of Security Council Resolution 1882 (2009), as ...

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  • Annual Report of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict (CAAC) 2017

    The 2017 Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict Report reveals an alarming increase in grave violations against children—21,000 verified occurences in the last year alone (compared to 15,500 in 2016). Children in conflict areas in the Central ...

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  • A Safe Place to Shine: Creating opportunities and raising the voice of adolescent girls in humanitarian settings

    For girls, adolescence is an exceptionally challenging time, where they encounter new social barriers that may jeopardize their health, independence, and safety. In humanitarian crises, this insecurity is amplified. Institutions that girls would normally ...

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  • A Deadly Journey for Children: The Central Mediterranean Migration Route

    Every day, thousands of women and children travel from the hinterlands of Africa and the Middle East, across the Sahara to the Mediterranean Sea in Libya in hopes of reaching safety in Europe. They flee war, violence and poverty. They endure exploitation, ...

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