16th August 2012
Kiwi Merrin Waterhouse, Child Protection & Gender Based Violence Specialist, is working for UNICEF in Lebanon where she has met Syrian children who have been physically and mentally scarred from the recent unrest. Here's her story.
During a recent field visit to a UNICEF-supported Child Friendly Space (CFS) in Lebanon, I talked to a 12-year-old boy who bore a very physical scar of the Syrian conflict. He had been doing routine a chore — walking to attend to the family cow — when he was shot in the foot by a sniper. Fortunately he got treatment and is on the mend...
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