Suffer the children: the child casualties of Operation Swords of Iron

AOAV finds that Operation Swords of Iron has caused the highest number of child casualties from air strikes out of all four operations, though the rate of harm to children per air strike is lower than Operation Wall Guardian

A Decade of Mass Civilian Casualty Events from Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs)

AOAV’s report documents the profound impact of the 100 deadliest IED attacks over the past decade, indicating a pressing need for global policy change to address the ongoing threat.

The Impact of Explosive Violence on Children: A Global Crisis

Explosive violence in conflict zones has inflicted a devastating toll on children, causing significant casualties, psychological trauma, displacement, and hindering access to education, highlighting the urgent need for global awareness, targeted interventions, and policy changes to protect and support the well-being of these vulnerable young lives.

9 children among 11 civilians killed in Myanmar military attacks in Shan State and Sagaing, 16 Sept.

On 16 September 2022, Myanmar’s military killed 11 civilians and injured 30. Nine of the deceased are children, as are 14 of the injured.