Ukrainian children fleeing to Europe
Romania - Ukraine | 2022
How do you explain war to a child? I have asked different mothers from different Ukrainian cities and their answers have been similar: “We tell them that we are going to take a long trip through Europe and meet many people and other children to explain the long trips and stays in crowded shelters, but when my children ask me where their father is, I can't find the words to answer”.
According to UNICEF, one month of the war in Ukraine has led to the displacement of 4.3 million children, one of the fastest large-scale movements of children since the Second World War.