” Christian Today > Iraqi Children Afflicted By Scars After Witnessing Acts Of Violence
World Vision International have released a report entitled 'Trapped! The disappering Hopes of Iraqi Refugee Children' revealing the terrible pyschological scars Iraqi children are suffering from witnessing acts of violence and death first-hand. The report coincides with World Refugee Day that took place yesterday.
It has illustrated 43 percent of children have witnessed acts of violence and 39 percent have had someone close die due to violence. It highlights that educationa and healthcare are key to helping these children cope with the trauma.