Save the Children: One in six children live in conflict zones

More than 357 million children are living in a conflict zone - an increase of 75 per cent from the 200 million of 1995, a new report by Save the Children claims.

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    A new report has highlighted an apparent rise in sexual assault and violence against children in war zones.

    Save the Children, an international aid group, says children are at more risk from armed conflict now than at any other time in the last 20 years

    Al Jazeera's Neave Barker reports.


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