Acts of injustice and violence are robbing children of their childhood throughout Afghanistan. In 2017, there were 3,179 reported cases of children killed and maimed due to conflict-related violence. This rate is on the rise, with the war in Afghanistan killing a record number of civilians in 2018. A number of the children killed in the violence include Read More…
Tag: Child Soldiers
The Vancouver Principles were a Step in the Right Direction for the Protection of Children but there is Work to be done.
NATO could be the best future tool for the protection of children.
The Invisibles: Female Child Soldiers
“According to the United Nations (UN), 40% of all child soldiers are girls.” Ambika Varma explores female child soldiers and their impact during wartime.
How Should Canada Address Child Soldiers During Peacekeeping Missions?
Mark Jarratt discusses the importance for Canada to address child soldiers when entering a war zone on a peacekeeping mission.
The Trial of Dominic Ongwen: When is a Child Soldier not a Child?
When is a child soldier no longer a child? Farah Bogani explores the complexities of agency and what it means to achieve justice from former-child-soldier-turned-LRA-commander Dominic Ongwen’s trial at the ICC.
The Ongwen Trial: Part II on Justice and Security in Uganda
Demyan Plakhov examines the Ongwen Trial.