UNICEF’s change agenda for protecting children in armed conflict

Change is possible. UNICEF calls for action to protect children in war.

We have a choice. It is not inevitable that children are direct targets in conflict, or that indiscriminate attacks against children are a by-product of conflict. Too often, warring parties block and deny life-saving assistance to children. Meanwhile, millions of children are left close to death due to severe acute malnutrition, being forced to drink unsafe water that leaves them more susceptible to outbreaks of deadly diseases, or because they have been forced out of school for their entire childhoods.

Source: UNICEF 

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