UNICEF declares 2014 a devastating year for children

By: Juliet
On: Monday, 8 December, 2014
With 15 million children caught up in major conflicts, UNICEF declares 2014 a devastating year for children

With 15 million children caught up in major conflicts, UNICEF declares 2014 a devastating year for children

Globally, an estimated 230 million children currently live in countries and areas affected by armed conflicts.


The year 2014 has been one of horror, fear and despair for millions of children, as worsening conflicts across the world saw them exposed to extreme violence and its consequences, forcibly recruited and deliberately targeted by warring groups, UNICEF said today. Yet many crises no longer capture the world’s attention, warned the children’s agency.

‘This has been a devastating year for millions of children,’ said Anthony Lake, UNICEF Executive Director. …read more

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