Children in eastern DRC have no one to turn to

World Vision spoke to more than 100 children in camps and communities in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC),  to gather their views as leaders come together to design a new roadmap for peace in 2014.

More than one-third told us they are afraid all of the time or every day, while more than half are orphaned or separated from their parents, and a quarter live without any adult support. More than a third describe either witnessing or experiencing episodes of violence, at times extreme and graphic, in their lifetime.

Here are some of their answers. Read the full report here

Photos: Simon Rawles for World Vision International