Children and Armed Conflict: January 2014

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, Sudan, Yemen and Syria. It includes recommendations in particular for urgent humanitarian response to the protection needs of children in South Sudan and CAR.

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.