Post Tagged with: "child soldier"

Review – The Child Soldier’s New Job

Review – The Child Soldier’s New Job

By critically examining the use of child soldiers in privatised wars Ellesoe’s documentary forces viewers to challenge the commercialisation of the monopoly on violence.

Review – Comparative Study of Child Soldiering on Myanmar-China Border

Review – Comparative Study of Child Soldiering on Myanmar-China Border

Despite its briefness, this title does an admirable job of explaining the underlying causes of what is arguably the most acute case of child soldiering today.

Post-Development and the Practitioner

Post-Development and the Practitioner

Post-development thinking interrogates the history, meaning, and motives of the development industry while forcing the development professional to change how they view the world.

Child Soldiers & International Law

Child Soldiers & International Law

In 2000, the UN reported that 36 countries were currently involved in conflict in which child soldiers were taking part. 17 of those conflicts saw the state itself employing children to fight. While some are kidnapped or forced into military service many join of their own volition, seduced by the illicit glamour of violence, tales of war and the promise of adventure which recruiters provide.

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