Internally displaced children are twice invisible in global and national data. First, because internally displaced people of all ages are often unaccounted for. Second, because age-disaggregation of any kind of data is limited, and even more so for IDPs.
This report presents the first estimates of the number of children living in internal displacement triggered by conflict and violence at the regional and national levels. It also presents some of the impacts of internal displacement children experience more often than adults, and it looks at policies and practices from around the world to identify options for supporting and protecting internally displaced children.