Children and Armed Conflict Monthly Update – April 2016

from Watchlist on Children and Armed Conflict
Published on 01 Apr 2016 View Original

This month’s update highlights children and armed conflict concerns and provides recommendations for the protection of children in the situations of Central African Republic, South Sudan, and South Sudan/Sudan (Abyei). The update also makes key recommendations to the Security Council Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict ahead of the conclusion negotiations on Iraq.

Watchlist on Children and Armed Conflict is a network of local, national and international non-governmental organizations striving to end violations against children in armed conflicts and to guarantee their rights. Monthly updates are based on the experience of Watchlist and its member organizations in specific country situations and Watchlist’s expertise in over a decade of engagement with the Security Council’s children and armed conflict agenda.