Scared to sleep alone: Ukraine’s children of war

The Morning Edition

31-03-2024 • 16 mins

More than two years on from Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, we have become accustomed to seeing vision on the news of drone attacks and bombed out buildings.

But what of the psychological, emotional and physical toll on the country’s children?

Do they sleep safe at night? Do they go to school? Do they play?

Their experience has been lost in the fog of war, say teachers on the ground, who are struggling to give these children, and their mothers, a sense of normalcy.

Today, Europe correspondent Rob Harris, who has just travelled to Ukraine, on how this war is affecting the country’s most vulnerable people. And what the impact on them might be for years to come.

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