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UNICEF calls 2010s a ?deadly decade? for children

Syrian children shelter in the doorway of a house, amid gunfire and shelling, in a city affected by the conflict. Photo: UN/Alessio RomenziThe United Nations Children’s Fund in a report released on Monday said attacks on children have nearly tripled over the last decade — an average of 45 violations a day. Some 170,000 violations against youngsters – including killing, maiming, sexual violence and child recruitment – have been verified since 2010, the United Nations (UN) agency reported.“Attacks on children continue unabated as warring parties flout one of the most basic rules of war: the protection of children,” UNICEF Executive …read more

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