- 14 Jun 2022
11 agricultural labourers killed, 34 injured in landmine explosion, Daraa Governorate, Syria
On Saturday 11 June, 11 labourers travelling towards agricultural lands near the village of Deir al-Adas were killed, and 34 were injured, when their pick-up truck ran over a landmine and blew up. Five children and three women are amongst the deceased.
- 26 May 2021
A list of children killed in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict (10 May- 21st May 2021)
Since the 10 May, at least 75 children have been reported killed in the Gaza strip and in Israel. Their deaths were mostly by explosive weapons. 73 of these children were killed in Gaza. 2 were killed in Israel.
- 30 Apr 2021
Explosive violence and child displacement
AOAV examines the impact of initial and protracted child displacement caused by explosive violence.
- 21 Apr 2021
The impact of explosive violence on childcare
AOAV examines the reverberating impact of explosive violence on childcare in armed conflict. We examine how explosive violence decimates the family unit, leaving children socially isolated and vulnerable to sexual abuse and recruitment to armed groups.
- 19 Apr 2021
The impact of explosive violence on the sensory health of children
AOAV examines the impact of explosive violence on a child's sensory health.
- 6 Apr 2021
Explosive violence and ‘child soldiers’
AOAV examines how explosive violence creates the conditions for child recruitment and how children are used by state and non-stage actors alike to perpetrate acts of explosive violence.
- 10 Mar 2021
The impact of explosive weapons on children’s education
AOAV examines the impact of explosive violence on a child's education in both the short and long term.
- 8 Mar 2021
Interview with Dr Paul Wise
AOAV speaks to Dr Paul Wise, the Richard E. Behrman Professor of Child Health and Society and Professor of Pediatrics at Stanford University School of Medicine, about the impact of explosive violence on children
- 8 Mar 2021
Interview with Bana al-Abed
AOAV interviews Bana al-Abed a Syrian girl who with assistance from her mother sent messages on Twitter documenting the siege of Aleppo.
- 25 Feb 2021
Childhood Under Attack: A Timeline of Explosive Weapon Harm
Globally, between 2011 and 2020, at least 17,035 children were reported in English language media as having been killed and injured by explosive violence.
- 18 Jan 2021
The impact of explosive weapons on children’s physical health
AOAV examines how explosive weapons effect children's physical health in the short and the long term, assesses the types of explosive weapons that cause greatest harm for children and the disparities between child and adult harm.
- 13 Jan 2021
The impact of explosive violence on child nutrition
Food is a weapon of war and, all too often, its victims are children. Children, more than any other age group, are harmed by the effects of malnutrition, suffering from stunted growth, wasting and in the most acute cases, death - all too often linked to explosive violence.