Boko Haram is listed for recruitment and use, killing and maiming, attacks on schools and/or hospitals, and abduction of children. The Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) is also listed for recruitment and use. On August 3, the Working Group received a formal presentation of the SG’s first report on children and armed conflict in Nigeria. In September, as it begins its conclusion negotiations, the Working Group should:
This information is based on Watchlist’s Children and Armed Conflict Monthly Update: September 2017.
In Nigeria, Watchlist’s Partnerships Program supports the Human Rights Agenda Network (HRAN), a network of civil society organizations working to promote and protect human rights in Nigeria. HRAN is a permanent member of the UN Country Task Force on Monitoring and Reporting (CTFMR) on grave violations against children affected by the conflict. It works to strengthen the 1612 Monitoring and Reporting Mechanism (MRM) through trainings for civil society representatives on monitoring, documentation, and response to children rights violations.
|Boko Haram||b, d||a,b,d||a,b,d,e|
|Civilian Joint Task Force||a|
a: Parties that recruit and use children
b: Parties that kill and maim children
c: Parties that commit rape and other forms of sexual violence against children
d: Parties that engage in attacks on schools and/or hospitals
e: Parties that engage in abduction of children
f: Parties that deny humanitarian access to children
~ This party has concluded an action plan with the United Nations in line with Security Council resolutions 1539 (2004) and 1612 (2005).
* This party has been in the annexes for at least five years and is therefore considered a persistent perpetrator.