Security Council stands up for children caught in armed conflict

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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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