Hospitals and schools declared safe havens for children

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Children

Attacks on schools and hospitals by security forces or armed groups have devastating consequences on children's lives and on their communities.

In a move to prevent such attacks, the UN Security Council has decided to declare hospitals and schools safe havens for children.

Derrick Mbatha reports.

Duration: 3’11″

Related Story: http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=39013&Cr=children&Cr1=armed+conflict

Related Press Release: http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs//2011/sgsm13698.doc.htm

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