Torture against children in rebel captivity in Northern Uganda: physical and psychological effects and implications for clinical practice

2009Kennedy Amone-P'Olak

TORTURE Volume 19, Number 2, Although torture in adults is well documented, studies that document its use against children, especially during war, are rare. This study documented the use of torture against children and its physical and psychological consequences during the war in Northern Uganda.

Key wordsarmed conflict / children / psychosocial intervention / torture

CountriesAfrica / Uganda