The lost childhood in India

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Families are considered incomplete without a child, who is loved and nurtured in a family. In India, this love for a child is different in families who do not have money to nurture their children. These families force their children to work so that they can bring in money to sustain themselves. These children are […]

ISIS and child soldiers : what future for the Islamic State ?

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ISIS recruiting child soldiers at an alarming rate, what does this mean for the future of ISIS? ISIS is coercing child soldiers at an accelerating rate recent analysis suggests. Disturbingly children appear to be fighting alongside adults marking a new development in the tactics behind child soldiers. The deployment of child soldiers by militant groups […]

The Children’s Peace Movement

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The Children’s Peace Movement is the realisation of an international project carried out exclusively by children and made possible by UNICEF. This practice, unique in its kind, has mobilised more than three million Colombian children. Graca Macher, instigator of the movement The story begins in 1996, thanks to the visit of Graca Machel, an expert […]