From Youth Affected by War to Advocates of Peace: Roundtable Discussions with Former Child Combatants from Sudan, Sierra Leone and Cambodia

There are a roughly estimated 250,000 children serving as combatants in armed groups worldwide. They are forced to perpetrate horrific violence and subjected to the same. Studies on the impact of the use of children in armed conflict have tended to focus on the demographics, roles and mental health outcomes of this population and programs are centered on rehabilitation.

Pages:

23

Publication date:

2012

Authors:

Kirsten Johnson, Gillian Morantz, Helen Seignior, Tanya Zayed, and Dr. Shelly Whitman