December 2003

"Child Soldiers: Why Adolescents Volunteer": Written Statement to UN Commission on Human Rights

A written submission by Friends World Committee for Consultation (Quakers), to the 60th session of the UN Commission on Human Rights. It highlights the importance of understanding the reasons for which young people volunteer for armed forces and armed groups, citing the importance of such understanding for demobilizaton and long-term reintegreation efforts.

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