Refugees, internally displaced persons and child soldiers
The number of civil conflicts in our region has considerably reduced in the past decade. But many previously displaced people are still waiting to be resettled while poverty, sectarian violence and development projects continue to drive many families out of their homes. Armed forces and rebel armies also still recruit children in our region, particularly in Indonesia, Myanmar and the Philippines.
UNICEF in Action
UNICEF in ActionUNICEF believes that all children have the same rights to food, health and education, as well as the right to preserve their identity. We seek to help refugee and IDP children by:
UNICEF Thailand. Strengthening alternative care options for refugee children. December 2006.