UN Warns of Child Insecurity in Sudan Conflict

Ana Luisa Brown - Prensa Latina

Although Sudan shows some progress with the reforms carried out under the transitional government, all parties involved in the conflict continue to commit serious violations against children, according to the UN text.

The survey identified 520 serious violations affecting 445 infants during from January 2020 to December 2021.

These violations range from murder, mutilation, abduction and sexual violence to recruitment into armed groups and attacks on schools and hospitals, details the report released by Sudan Tribune.

According to the finding, the highest number of violations recorded was the killing and maiming of 356 affected children, accounting for more than two-thirds of the total number. Most of the acts were committed by government security forces and non-state armed groups, it was released.