Armed Conflict

This collection of teacher resources addresses armed conflict. The units highlight the story of a teenager named Martha, from Sierra Leone, who shares how she copes with the aftermath of conflict in her country. The lesson plans, videos multimedia and stories in this collection illustrate the issues and challenges of armed conflict, as well as how children and communities are being supported.

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Overview of the issue of armed conflict with accompanying comprehension...
  • 6-8
The lesson plans in this unit highlight the story of a teenager named...
  • 6-8
The lesson plans in this unit highlight the story of a teenager named...
  • 9-12
In this lesson, middle school students learn about the plight of Syrian...
  • 6-8
In this lesson, upper elementary students learn about the plight of Syrian...
  • 3-5
When violent events occur, it is a natural inclination to want to protect...
  • 9-12
  • 6-8
  • 3-5
  • PK-2
Learn about UNICEF's interventions for complex emergency situations...
  • 9-12
Lisez à propos de Martha, une jeune fille de Sierra Leone touchée par les...
  • 9-12
  • 6-8
Lea sobre Martha, una chica de Sierra Leona afectada por los conflictos...
  • 9-12
  • 6-8
Learn about Martha, a girl from Sierra Leone affected by armed conflict....
  • 6-8
Learn about Martha, a girl in Sierra Leone whose life has been affected by...
  • 9-12
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There’s not much actual vegetation in Za’atari Refugee Camp, so a girl pain...
  • 3-5
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  • 9-12
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This video, which contains some mature content, explains how child soldiers...
  • 9-12
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A girl picks and distributes flowers to residents of the refugee camp in wh...
  • 3-5
  • 6-8
  • 9-12
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Raghad demonstrates through "Don't Slip" that it is important to never give...
  • 3-5
  • 6-8
  • 9-12
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This video shows a group of young Iraqis, who describe their visions of pea...
  • 9-12
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Apprenez plus sur Martha, une adolescente de Sierra Léone, dont la famille...
  • 9-12
  • 6-8
Children affected by armed conflict have new opportunities to access...
  • 9-12
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In a recent conversation with UN and UNICEF Radio moderator Amy Costello,...
  • 9-12
  • 6-8
UNICEF Representative in Nepal Gillian Mellsop talks about the transition...
  • 9-12
  • 6-8