- 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.
- 12 Jan 2021
The impact of explosive violence on children’s psychological health
Trauma at a critical time in a child’s psychological development can lead to mental illness, substance abuse, and social and educational problems.
- 15 Dec 2020
The impact of explosive violence on a child’s access to healthcare
AOAV examines how explosive weapons destroy healthcare infrastructure, obstructing a child's access to treatment.
- 22 Oct 2020
The impact of explosive weapons on children in Iraq
AOAV examines some of the lasting impacts for children from the use of explosive weapons in Iraq.
- 19 Oct 2020
The impact of explosive weapons on children in Somalia
Somalia has been named among the top 10 most dangerous countries in conflict to be a child. This report explores the scale of explosive violence in recent years, as well as the impact on the lived experience of children.
- 16 Oct 2020
The impact of explosive weapons on children in Syria
AOAV examines some of the lasting impacts for children from the use of explosive weapons in Syria.