Keeping the issue alive

NOV 20 is commemorated as World’s Children’s Day every year. But as Virginia Gamba, the Special Representative of the United Nation’s Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict, said on Monday, there is nothing to celebrate this year.

“Armed violence has worryingly increased in many ongoing conflicts, including in Burkina Faso, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mali, Myanmar, Niger, Somalia, Sudan, and most recently in Israel and the State of Palestine.

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