Call for Papers: Allons-y vol 7 (2023): Understanding Mental Health Effects on Personnel Who Confront Children Affected by Armed Conflict


Allons-y: Journal of Children Peace and Security  volume 7 (2023) will focus on the mental health effects on personnel who interact with children affected by armed conflict, and particularly, children recruited and used in armed violence. Security sector actors experience distressful and traumatic situations that involve children, families, and communities in complex contexts. These experiences can leave hidden wounds on our mental psyche and compromise our moral agency. The Vancouver Principles on Peacekeeping and the Prevention of the Recruitment and Use of Child Soldiers (VPs) recognize the importance of providing the appropriate pre-deployment preparation and mental health support during and post-deployment to reduce or prevent moral injuries

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