Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) are listed for recruitment and use of children. ISIL is listed for recruitment and use, killing and maiming, rape and other forms of sexual violence, abductions, and attacks on schools and/or hospitals. In April, the Secretary-General (SG) will report on UNAMI’s progress pursuant to SCR 2367 (2017). In his last report (S/2018/42 para. 54) from January, covering the third quarter of 2017, the SG noted that the Country Task Force on Monitoring and Reporting (CTFMR) verified 20 incidents resulting in 14 children killed and 12 maimed, as well as the recruitment of 30 children and five attacks on schools. The report also mentions incidents of children wounded by explosive remnants and improvised devices. Council Members should:
United States is the lead country on Iraq.
This information is based on Watchlist’s Children and Armed Conflict Monthly Update: April 2018.
|Al-Qaida in Iraq (AQ-I)*||a, b||a||a||a, b, d||a, b, d||a,b,d|
|Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)*||a, b||a, b, d||a, b, d||a,b,d||a,b,c,d||a,b,c,d,e||a,b,c,d,e|
|Popular mobilization forces||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.