More than 13 million people are now displaced, including 6. As a child, being forced to flee your home is a life-changing event. It often results in negative impacts that persist long after the conflict has ended. Save the Children has been at the forefront of the crisis affecting Syria since , providing assistance to the children in need.
Final Report And Recommendations Of The Syria Study Group
Available in English. Some communities have sought to engage directly with armed groups to reduce violence or coordinate responses. The article looks at the extent of engagement that may be possible, as well as the key factors involved in exerting influence over armed groups. The armed rebellion has evolved significantly since late Sunni jihadist groups, IS in particular, have proved formidable in their ability to mobilise resources and control huge swathes of territory, albeit through the use of brutal tactics. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has estimated that over , people have died in the war as of December , with more then three million refugees flooding the region and over seven million people internally displaced. One of the most significant developments of the conflict has been the emergence of areas that lie outside regime control — often referred to as liberated areas.
Civil war erupted in March and continues today. Millions of Syrians have fled their homes and in some cases the country to escape the war. It is estimated that 11 million people fled their homes, with 6.
As part of the effort to document the egregious and, in the case of our legal analysis section, likely unlawful nature of school attacks in Syria, Save Syrian Schools selected two sets of case studies or specific attacks to focus on. As part of the discussion of the applicable legal framework, our report presents a selection of seven emblematic cases, aiming to draw attention to particular features of and patterns in the violations that have been committed against children and schools in Syria, and show how they could constitute serious violations of international humanitarian law. The following cases each highlight grave breaches of obligations for the protection of children, civilians, and civilian objects during armed conflict, including under international humanitarian, criminal, and human rights law, as well as long-established customary norms, including those contained in the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the Geneva Conventions of 12 August and their Additional Protocols of The proportion of child deaths has steadily increased since the beginning of the war, from 8.