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UNICEF Whole of Syria Facts and Figures: Child Protection (End of year 2018)

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SITUATION ANALYSIS

• Grave child rights violations continued to be reported, with children killed and injured by the persistent use of explosive weapons in civilian areas and the recruitment and use of children in armed conflict, as well as torture, detention, abduction, sexual violence, attacks on schools and hospitals and the denial of humanitarian access.

• Out of the estimated 8.35 million children living in the Syrian Arab Republic, 5.6 million required humani-tarian assistance, including 493,000 living in hard-to-reach areas.