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Liberia and Children and young people

  • Capital: Monrovia
  • Population: 3685076
  • Size: 111370.0 Km2

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Information on young migrants
United Nations Population Fund 2006
Why do young people move? Who are they? This report explores the lives of young migrants from or those whose lives are marked by the experiences of spouses or relatives who have moved abroad. The authors hope that by listen...
Returnee children in Liberia
M. Boas; A. Hatloy / Institute for Applied International Studies, Norway 2006
This report documents the kinds of formal and informal work that children and youth may be involved with in the context of a return situation in a fragile or a post conflict environment. Concentrating specifically on the experi...
Exploitation of children in Liberia
Save the Children Fund 2006
Children have been affected by the war and displacement in Liberia over the past two decades, such as by recruitment into armed forces, separation from their families, witnessing atrocities, rape and torture. This study focuses on chi...
Violations of Liberian children's security and rights
Women's Refugee Commission 2004
This report presents information on ongoing violations of Liberian children’s security and rights. Post-conflict in Liberia has seen slight improvements in the humanitarian, human rights and political situations, yet, widespread ...
Measures to avoid the recruitment of child soldiers in West Africa
E. Delap / Save the Children Fund 2005
This report looks at the experiences of children living in conflict situations, and focuses on strategies to prevent the recruitment of children into armed groups. Following interviews and discussions with around 200 children and 300 ...
Weapons in hands of West African youths spell trouble
N. Florquin; E. G. Berman / Small Arms Survey 2005
This study looks at the armed groups and small arms in the 15 member countries of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) region. Armed groups in this report are defined as groups that have the capacity to challenge the...
Youth fighters in West Africa
Human Rights Watch 2005
This paper looks at the migrant population of young fighters – regional warriors – who have been involved in the armed conflicts in Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea and Côte d’Ivoire since the late 1980’s, who v...
Supporting the demobilisation of child soldiers, Liberia
T. Tate / Human Rights Watch 2004
This report explores the human rights situation of child soldiers in Liberia through a series of interviews with former and current child soldiers undertaken in the country in late 2003. The report argues that approximately 15,...
Re-conceiving war-affected children: from passive victims to active survivors
Susan Nicolai; Carl Triplehorn / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2003
Is it time that education in emergencies occu­pied a more prominent place in humanitarian thinking? How can education help protect the physical and psychological wellbeing of children in war-affected or displaced communities? How ...
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