24 August 2007

Child Soldiers

A few recent reports/articles relating to child soldiers:

Child Soldiers: New Evidence, New Advocacy Approaches, USIP Briefing (August 2007) [text]

Report of the International Forum on armed groups and the involvement of children in armed conflict: Summary of themes and discussions, Ch√Ęteau de Bossey, Switzerland, 4-7 July 2006 (August 2007) [text]
- Background documents prepared for the forum and referenced in the report are available on the web site of the Coalition to Stop the Use of Child Soldiers.

"Violence and Human Rights: A JAMA Theme Issue," Journal of the American Medical Association, vol. 298, no. 5 (1 August 2007) [abstracts]
- Several articles focus on the mental health consequences of exposure to war trauma, with one focusing on former Ugandan and Congolese child soldiers.

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