Al-Jazeera English to air 'Children of Conflict'

MUMBAI: Al Jazeera English announced its four-part series, Children of Conflict, presented by Nadene Ghouri. The series explores the lives of children around the world shattered by growing up in conflict zones.

Ghouri travels to Gaza, Afghanistan, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Lebanon where she meets children growing up in an environment of frequent violence and constant economic depression.

Children of Conflict is broadcast from Doha across the Al Jazeera English channels available on more than 80 million cable and satellite households.

The series will include stories from Gaza where the theme revolves around the women in this region - the oldest Paletinian suicide bomber and profiling the girls who aim to be journalists and the first female Palestinian president.

The series from Lebanon goes back to the teenage survivors of Qana massacre. Afghanistan which has endured almost 30 years of conflict has one series devoted to the suffering of the children in this region. The final and most shocking series takes a look at the Congolese child soldier.

Al Jazeera English follows the model set up by international news channels like BBC and CNN which have an adequate mix of news and documentary series.The channel is headquartered at Doha and broadcasts from studios in Doha, Kuala Lumpur, London and Washington DC, in addition to 20 other countries.

It is currently available in 80 million homes and plans to double its target audience in Europe, Africa and South-East Asia.

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