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The Crisis in Gaza and Impact on Adolescents

 

 

Since 2007, the Gaza Strip has been under siege and continues to face severe forms of violence, restrictions on movement, significant deterioration in living conditions, increasing unemployment rates, and widespread
poverty, undermining the rights of over two million Palestinians who have been experiencing increased food insecurity and psychological trauma.

Memories of violence are vivid even if you are a child or teenager. The aggression on the Gaza Strip is common enough that a 13 year old has lived through four major bouts of rockets and airstrikes-wars on Gaza Strip.

 

Read more on the purpose of this assessment, key findings, challenges, and recommendations.