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ChAD 106: Concepts of Childhood

Resources are identified to cover topics regarding child health; child labor; education; and children in armed conflict.

Children in War

The United Nations' Office of the Special Representative to the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict has a wealth of material on Children who are displaced by war; Child Soldiers; Abductions, Landmines, and international laws and treaties regarding children in armed conflicts.

Child Soldiers International was founded in 1988 by Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch and Save the Children. Their vision is: "We envision a world where all children can grow up realising their full potential and enjoying all their human rights. For this to be possible, we believe that armed forces and groups must be prevented from recruiting, using and exploiting children." The site links to many reports on different countries.

Searching the library's catalog for books: Use the subject heading(s):

Child Soldiers

or use this term:

Children and war

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