Around the globe, children cope with extraordinary hardships that belie their youth. They suffer violence inflicted by adults, they endure back-breaking work, they are left to fend for themselves in the world.
Around the world, people must leave their homes to escape conflict, famine and economic hardship to find a better life. IRIN's series looked at the lives of those people who were forced to flee.
Across the globe, a generation of youth is rapidly reaching adulthood bearing the tragic consequences of their nations’ worst problems.