Armed Conflict: Children

Foreign and Commonwealth Office written question – answered on 3rd October 2019.

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Photo of Stephen Crabb Stephen Crabb Conservative, Preseli Pembrokeshire

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether the review of the UK Protection of civilians strategy will consider the distinct vulnerabilities faced by children in conflict zones.

Photo of Heather Wheeler Heather Wheeler The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office is leading a review of the Government’s approach to Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict. The review involves contributions from both the Department for International Development and the Ministry of Defence. It is an opportunity for the Government to take into account recent developments in the field of Protection of Civilians policy, including work by states, international organisations, civil society and academia, and to consider a wide range of issues, including children in conflict zones. The review will be completed by the end of 2019.

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