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Children Most Affected By Yearlong Conflict In Yemen, UNICEF Report Says

News outlets discuss a new UNICEF report, titled “Children on the Brink.”

New York Times: Children Pay ‘Highest Price’ as Yemen Falls Apart, U.N. Says
“A yearlong conflict is threatening to cause a humanitarian catastrophe in Yemen, one of the world’s poorest countries, the United Nations reported on Tuesday, saying that ‘children are paying the highest price’…” (Cumming-Bruce, 3/29).

U.N. News Centre: Yemen’s children ‘locked in a vicious cycle of violence, loss, and uncertainty,’ U.N. warns
“Six children are killed or injured every day and children as young as 10 years old are recruited to fight in conflict-torn Yemen, according to a United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) report, which also underscored that child recruitment has risen exponentially during the fighting and that the country is at risk of becoming a failed state…” (3/29).

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