Here is how to talk to your children about conflict and war


During times of conflict and crisis, children, parents, caregivers experience anxiety and stress. More than ever, families should stand together, encourage, and support each other and strive to keep on one team - getting through these tough times together. As the family navigates through the tough times, children will always look up to adults – parents and caregivers for information, guidance, courage, support in all forms including love and hugs. They want a sense of safety and security. Here are some tips on how to approach the conversation with your child and to provide them with support and comfort.

Key wordschild detention / child protection / child soldier / children and mental health / children in armed conflict / refugee children


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