High School General Assembly 2


Yuhan Lei

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Violence against children, especially in areas of armed conflict, has always been an agenda for the United Nations. The serious violations of fundamental rights of children should be kept in mind until elimination. As is reported, in regions controlled by ISIS, children have been sent to the frontier as soldiers. This violence not only affects children physically, but leaves mental injury to them, which can hardly be cured. If we do not join efforts on the issue, it will surely plague the world. Fortunately, a series of documents, including Convection on the Rights of the Child and Declaration on the Protection of Women and Children in Emergency and Armed Conflict, are ratified aiming to guarantee the rights of children and to protect children that are unfortunately involved in armed in conflict.

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