The number of children abducted and raped in conflict regions saw a major spike in 2020, according to a report released by the United Nations on Monday documenting violence against 19,379 children in 21 conflicts. DW News reports that a total of 8,521 children were used as soldiers in various conflict zones last year, while 2,674 children were killed and 5,748 injured, with Somalia, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Afghanistan, Syria, and Yemen accounting for the greatest number of violations committed against children.