UK letting down children recruited, raped, abducted and killed in war

February 23, 2015 1:11 PM

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UK letting down children recruited, raped, abducted and killed in war

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Britain has failed to address the plight of millions of children who are caught up in war, and lacks "a tangible, or indeed any kind of strategy" to help them, a parliamentary report said.

"We have seen a record number of children displaced, deliberately targeted, recruited into armed forces and groups, and become victim to horrific acts of violence and abuse," said Fiona O'Donnell, chair of the all party parliamentary group on protecting children in armed conflicts.

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