The UN Refugee Agency’s (UNHCR) Global Trends Report has confirmed the total number of forcibly displaced people stands at 79.5 million, of which around 30 to 34 million are children.
These children face a severe risk of being forced into child marriage, child labour, trafficking and abuse. They deserve the same rights as children in stable communities, but their rights and needs are being ignored by the international community.
The number of displaced people globally has almost doubled in a decade, with the crisis having the biggest impact on children, according to World Vision. Almost, 80 per cent of the world’s displaced people are in countries or territories affected by acute food insecurity and malnutrition – many of these countries facing climate and other disaster risk
Source- UN News
(By- M. Soujanya)