Millions of Iraqi children repeatedly and relentlessly targeted

The report says almost 10% of Iraq’s children – more than 1.5 million – have been forced to flee their homes since the intensification of fighting. “The conflict is exposing children in Iraq to daily horrors. Unless addressed immediately, young minds, haunted by fear and hatred, could slip into a spiral of despair, darkness and a sense of helplessness. Learning, playing and aspiring to a more prosperous future will be a thing of the past.”
  

Children head back to school in Mosul, Iraq

Thousands of Iraqi children are heading back to school in east Mosul after weeks of fighting and more than two years of militant rule, the UN children’s fund UNICEF said.

Save the Children : Up to 600,000 children trapped in Mosul

Up to 600,000 children are among the civilians who are trapped in  Mosul, according to Save the Children.  It is a critical moment to protect children and ensure safe escape routes for the roughly 1.5 million civilians, including 600,000 children, who are still trapped in the city, according to a statement from Save the Children. We can’t sit back and wait for a situation similar to the one in Aleppo can unfold, while there is still time to get your kids out of the war zone, says the chief of Save the Children’s work in Iraq, Maurizio Crivellaro. Iraqi Special Forces entered the outskirts of Mosul on Tuesday morning, but has met fierce resistance from IS.

Children of war : The generation traumatised by violence in Iraq

Iraq_SinjarChildren of war : The generation traumatised by violence in Iraq

Save the Children of Mosul, Iraq

Thousands of Iraqi children have been displaced by the fighting in Mosul.
 
 

Iraq : Children Stare at an Uncertain Future

Suffering has reached unprecedented levels in Iraq as more than 10 million people need humanitarian assistance. — today, one out of ten children in Iraq is displaced in their own country. There are about 1.5 million children, who are living in poor conditions and staring at an uncertain future.