Joss calls Learn to Live 'imperative' in helping children living in war zones

The African nation has seen ongoing coups and counter-coups since gaining independence from France in 1960. It has been gripped by civil war since 2012. Children have been forced into joining brutal militias. Brainwashed through beatings and drugs, they have terrorised entire communities.

Children who grew up in such communities can still bear the mental scars. They also face issues such as teachers expecting sex from pupils in return for good grades. 

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