Twice Invisible: Accounting for internally displaced children

Given that more than 40 per cent of all people internally displaced by conflict and violence are under the age of 18, any attempt at preventing or responding to internal displacement should include a focus on children. They have remained invisible in internal displacement data and overlooked in many policies and debates on the phenomenon. This report is intended to demonstrate the scale and urgency of the issue and serve as a baseline against which progress can be assessed in coming years.