The International Institute for Child Rights and Development played a prominent role in a special issue focused on the research and practice in the field of children and conflict. The special issue was published in Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, Vol 23(1), Feb 2017.
The special issue features:
- Children and Armed Conflict: Interventions for Supporting War-Affected Children. An overview by distinguished guest-editor and IICRD Associate Micheal Wessells.
- Our stories, our own ways: Exploring alternatives for young people’s engagement in truth commissions. This article written by IICRD Associate Cheryl Heykoop and Juliet Adoch, featuring Cheryl's PhD research.
- Protecting young children from violence in Colombia: Linking caregiver empathy with community child rights indicators as a pathway for peace in Medellin’s Comuna 13. This article was written by IICRD's Philip Cook, Elaina Mack and Associate Manual Manrique Castro. This research draws on IICRD's Protecting Early Childhood from Violence project.
Please visit the Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology for the full list of articles in this special issue.