Security Council stands up for children caught in armed conflict

 

boy holding bullets

The plight of the youngest victims of war—whether as fighters or witnesses to the fighting—was the focus of a Security Council open debate on Wednesday.

Council members adopted a resolution strongly condemning the recruitment of child soldiers, but also attacks on schools and hospitals and the denial of humanitarian access by all parties to a conflict.

Dianne Penn reports.

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