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6 Ways Explosive Weapons Threaten Children


 

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(Forbes) As armed conflicts move increasingly into cities and other populated areas, it should come as little surprise that more and more children around the world are suffering the consequences. When explosive weapons are used in these places, over 90 per cent of victims are civilians — many of them children or their parents.

Child survivors endure staggering physical injury and psychological trauma. Some may lose their sight, hearing or limbs. Almost all will need critical and sustained psychosocial support.

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Published: Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 6, 2022

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