Almost 60% of Afghans who were forced to leave their homes in 2021 are children. This was revealed by data released by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (Unocha) in Afghanistan, according to which over 400,000 people have been registered as displaced since the beginning of May, when fighting in the country intensified, while almost 550 thousand displaced since the beginning of the year. “Today, some 10 million children in Afghanistan are in need of humanitarian assistance to survive. It is estimated that one million children will suffer from severe acute malnutrition this year and, without treatment, could die. An estimated 4.2 million. children do not go to school, including over 2.2 million girls. Since January, the United Nations has registered over 2,000 serious violations of children’s rights. About 435,000 children and women are internally displaced, “the director of the United Nations said in a statement. ‘Unicef, Henrietta Fore.
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