Meet five children caught in the crossfires of war
September 12, 2016
Around the world, nearly 50 million children have been uprooted – 28 million of them driven from their homes by conflicts not of their making, and millions more migrating in the hope of finding a better, safer life. Often traumatized by the conflicts and violence they are fleeing, they face further dangers along the way, including the risk of drowning on sea crossings, malnourishment and dehydration, trafficking, kidnapping, and rape and even murder. In countries they travel through and at their destinations, they often face xenophobia and discrimination. Meet five children who have been caught in circumstances beyond their control and who are paying the price for wars not of their making.
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