Child deaths surge in Mali as violence worsens, warns UNICEF
16 August 2019 | 6:00 am
There has been a sharp increase in grave violations committed against children in 2019 in Mali, particularly in maiming and killing children, UNICEF and child protection partners warned this week.
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