Four non-state armed groups are listed for the recruitment and use of children in the Philippines, and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front concluded an action plan with the UN in 2009. Member States should urge the Government to:
This information is based on Watchlist’s Children and Armed Conflict Monthly Update: June 2017.
|New People’s Army (NPA)*||a||a||a||a||a||a||a||a||a||a||a||a||a||a|
|Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF)~*||a||a||a||a, b||a||a||a||a||a||a||a||a||a|
|Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF)||a|
|Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG)*||a||a||a||a||a||a||a||a||a||a||a||a||a||a|
|Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF)||a||a||a||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.