Globally, religious persecution and discrimination target children and youth by manipulating their short and long-term options.

Through denying access to, for example, Christian parents, teachings, or materials, children’s pathway to a Christian life is blocked.

Learn more about how children experience religious persecution with the Open Doors Children and Youth Specific Persecution Report.

Rafif's Story

Every year at Christmas, Rafif looks at the empty seat at the table and is reminded of when her father was killed by extremists.

Listen to her story here: