Aala El-Khani:
What it's like to be a parent in a war zone

TEDxManchester · 14:16 · Filmed Feb 2016
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How do parents protect their children and help them feel secure again when their homes are ripped apart by war? In this warm-hearted talk, psychologist Aala El-Khani shares her work supporting — and learning from — refugee families affected by the civil war in Syria. She asks: How can we help these loving parents give their kids the warm, secure parenting they most need?

Humanitarian psychologist
Aala El-Khani explores the needs of families affected by war and displacement and the mental health of children who have experienced armed conflict. Full bio
This talk was presented to a local audience at TEDxManchester, an independent event. TED editors featured it among our selections on the home page.

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