21 iunie 2021

UN says conflict violence against children in war-torn countries soared in 2020

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The file photo shows a group of children in war-torn Yemen.Violence against children in war-torn countries soared in 2020, exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to an annual United Nations report released on Monday.Child abductions increased 90 percent while rape and sexual abuse of children rose 70 percent compared to the previous year, said the report, signed by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres."The overall number of grave violations remained alarmingly high at 26,425," the [...]