Burkina Faso: Up to 2.3 million children need protection in Central Sahel in 2020, up more than 80% in one year

Countries: Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger
Source: UN Children's Fund

Growing violence and insecurity are threatening children in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger, among the most affected by COVID-19 in Africa. As the pandemic spreads, violence against children continues to rise.