Stop the war on children 2020: Gender matters

2020Save the children International

The third report of Save the Children's Stop the War on Children campaign reveals shocking trends in the threats to the safety and wellbeing of children living in areas impacted by conflict. While fewer children are living in conflict-affected areas, those who do face the greatest risk of falling victim to serious violence since systematic records began. This report delves into the differences between boys’ and girls’ experiences through a gendered analysis of the six grave violations of children in conflict.

Key wordsarmed conflict / child soldiers / children / refugee / sexual violence

CountriesAfghanistan / Colombia / Democratic Republic of Congo / Global / Iraq / Mali / Syria