'Childhood under Attack' in South Sudan fighting: UNICEF

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Wol, a 6-year-old child in Aweil, South Sudan. Photo: UNICEF/Sebastian Rich

Four years of insecurity and upheaval in South Sudan have had a "staggering impact on children," putting an entire generation at risk.

That's according to Childhood under Attack, a report launched on Friday by the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF).

The fighting between rival factions has resulted in more than 2,300 child deaths, while nearly 3 million are going hungry and nearly as many have been forced from their homes.

Our colleague Sebit Williams in South Sudan has been speaking to UNICEF Communications Officer there, Tim Irwin.

Duration: 3'54"

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