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The Impact of Armed Conflict on Children in Africa: A Stanford-led Analysis

Senior author of the study.
Sep 19 2018
According to a new study led by Stanford University researchers, more children die from the incidental causes of armed conflicts in Africa "than by weapons used in those conflicts." It is the first comprehensive examination of the scale of the effects of armed conflicts.

 

“The indirect effects of conflict on children are so much greater than the direct deaths from warfare,” said Eran Bendavid, MD, senior author of the study, which was published Aug. 30 in The Lancet.

 

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