Children Born of War

Throughout history there have always been children born during and after conflicts and wars with the father being a member of an enemy, allied or peacekeeping force and the mother a local citizen.

Although, information exists from research teams, organisations, individuals etc. who have been concerned with this topic there is still a big gap in information and knowledge.

The aim of the International Network for Interdisciplinary Research on Children Born of War (INIRC) is to bridge this gap by:

• Collecting data and information on children born of war across time and nations and thereby expanding the evidence base.

• Gathering research results, literature and on-going research on children born of war and promote collaborative research projects on the topic.

• Developing recommendations of best practices to secure the rights of children born of war in co-operation with NGO‘s and governmental organisations.

• Contributing towards the development of medical therapies focusing on the needs of children born of war.

It is our hope that by addressing these issues at societal, military and political levels and by advising national and international organisations we can promote the needs and rights of children born of war.