Production date: 1 december 2009
Keywords: UNICEF, children, violence, political, trauma, child-friendly spaces, Madagascar
Main shooting locations: Antananarivo, Madagascar
Since January, the Indian Ocean island of Madagascar has been a country in crisis. The unconstitutional change in Government and its subsequent international isolation has deepened poverty and had a devastating impact on the lives of the countries’ children and young people.
In order to better understand what they had experienced, UNICEF and its partners conducted a study of 12,800 youth and children from all over capital which sought to capture their experiences and perceptions. The results indicate that all were affected in one way or another – either they committed suffered or witnessed violence and abuse.
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