Children are uniquely vulnerable to climate change, which is proving to be devastating for their rights, the Children’s Climate Risk Index shows.
UN agencies say 2.3 million small children in war-torn Yemen are estimated to starve this year.
Data shows 6.2 million children worldwide died in 2018 before their 15th birthday and that more than 290,000 women died due to complications during pregnancy and childbirth in 2017.
Hundreds of thousands of civilians have been killed or displaced in the conflict, mainly by regime airstrikes targeting opposition-held areas.
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