Jennifer Heath,Ashraf Zahedi's Children of Afghanistan: The Path to Peace (Louann Atkins PDF

By Jennifer Heath,Ashraf Zahedi

The first finished examine adolescence dwelling in a rustic trying to rebuild itself after 3 many years of civil clash, Children of Afghanistan is determined by the examine and fieldwork of twenty-one specialists to hide an important variety of themes. concentrating on the complete scope of youth, from delivery via younger maturity, this edited quantity examines a myriad of matters: early youth socialization in warfare and peace; schooling, literacy, vocational education, and apprenticeship; refugee existence; psychological and actual well-being, together with disabilities and foodstuff; kid's songs, folktales, and paintings; activities and play; orphans; existence at the streets; baby exertions and kids as kin breadwinners; baby infantrymen and militarization; sexual exploitation; starting to be up in felony; marriage; relations violence; and different concerns important to figuring out, empowerment, and transformation.

Children of Afghanistan is the 1st quantity that not just makes an attempt to research the diversity of demanding situations dealing with Afghan youngsters throughout classification, gender, and zone but additionally deals options to the issues they face. With approximately 1/2 the inhabitants lower than the age of fifteen, the way forward for the rustic doubtless lies with its childrens. those that search peace for the sector needs to locate options to the host of crises that experience led the United countries to name Afghanistan "the worst position on the earth to be born." The authors of Children of Afghanistan offer child-centered strategies to rebuilding the country's cultural, social, and monetary institutions.

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