War can be defined as an organized and prolonged conflict

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War can be defined as an organized and prolonged conflict carried out by states or non state actors. It is characterized by violence social and economical disruption. It is considered to be an inescapable and integral human nature aspect. War has very great impact to the entire world. It impacts the social, economy and other aspect of human that facilitate the comfort of human being. It has effect on the elderly people, middle aged, young people and the children.

Children are greatly affected by war because when they survive they have a longer time to live and give their experience to the generations that will follow after them. They will have a chance to communicate the negative effects of war based on the experience they had during the time of war. Some of the things they will remember are brutal murder of people, destruction of properties among other things.

Besides remembering the children will be affected in some other ways. War has an economical effect on children where the children’s education is being disrupted (Dupuy, and Peters, 2010). Considering education to be one of the best weapons against poverty to people that make up a state or a country, the affected children and the affected generation will face a problem after industries and infrastructures have been destroyed. This will make the generation to be economically affected.

Children will be psychologically affected. This is due to the psychological and emotional trauma that is caused by war has negative effect to the children for example, the First World War soldiers suffered a lot from the Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and yet they were adult (Barber, 2009). This is an implication that the children will be more affected.

Children are confronted with physical harm, fear and loss. Witnessing the death of their loved ones affects them psychologically and they are exposed to the state of desperation. They feel insecure during the time of war. Then after the period of war the children will lose trust and confidence in future. They will find it very hard to build trust on other people that affecting their social life. They become anxious and depressed making them to withdraw from the social life and become aggressive. This makes the children not to develop their full potential hence affecting them economically.

War has some impacts on children too. War leave very many children disabled this because children cannot access the healthcare during the time or war and not all the children will be lucky to be saved by the assisting organization like the Red Cross. War has moral and spiritual impact on children making them to suffer the loss of their construction meaning (Fernando, and Ferrari, 2013).  This contributes a lot to the children changing their moral structure to start stealing, lying and selling sex to survive.

Preventing war and making the world a better place for all the inhabitants not only creates a good relation among the people but assures the world a better future world.  The children in all ways will have a great time developing their being and providing a world with morally upright people. It again gives an assurance of a productive future world without economical rebuilding but economical development. The future of the world depends on the young and not the old and if the children are exposed to war the future of the world will be at risk.


Barber, B. K. (2009). Adolescents and war: How youth deal with political violence. New York:   Oxford University Press.

Dupuy, K. E., & Peters, K. (2010). War and children: A reference handbook. Santa Barbara,   Calif: Praeger Security International.

Fernando, C., & Ferrari, M. (2013). Handbook of resilience in children of war. New York, NY:   Springer.

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