Searching with a thematic focus on Children and young people, children, youth and conflict, Conflict and vulnerable groups, Conflict and security
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- DocumentHouseholds in Conflict Network, 2014Households in developing countries have to cope with a myriad of uncertain events, some of which may happen simultaneously.DocumentInstitute for Security Studies, 2016Youth radicalisation towards violent extremism is a global phenomenon that threatens peace, security and stability. This paper reviews the evidence on the factors that may contribute to the dynamics of youth radicalisation in Africa.DocumentUnited Nations Children's Fund, 2016Around the world, nearly 50 million children have migrated across borders or been forcibly displaced. This report presents comprehensive, global data about these children - where they are born, where they move and some of the dangers they face along the way.Document
Mobilising a response to HIV, gender, youth and gender-based violence in South Africa: a toolkit for trainers and programme implementersUS Agency for International Development, 2015This toolkit was produced as part of the Sexual HIV Prevention Project (SHIPP) to support in-house training on gender, HIV, youth, and community mobilisation for programme implementers working on HIV and gender-based violence (GBV) prevention at the district and community levels.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2011The Timor Leste secession conflict lasted for 25 years. Its last wave of violence in 1999, following the withdrawal of Indonesian troops, generated massive displacement and destruction with widespread consequences for the economic and social development of the country.Document
Preventive interventions to reduce youth gang violence in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic reviewThe Campbell Collaboration, 2015Youth gang membership and the crime that it generates is a serious problem in low- and middle-income countries, involving many thousands of young people and resulting in billions of dollars of crime, loss of life, and social disruption.Document
Psychosocial adjustment and mental health in former child soldiers – a systematic review of the literature and recommendations for future research2015At any given moment, an estimated 300,000 children under 18 years of age are involved in armed forces or armed groups in more than 87 countries. This article reviews the available quantitative research on psychosocial adjustment and mental health among children (age less than 18) associated with armed forces and armed groups (CAAFAG) – commonly referred to as child soldiers.Document
Thinking outside the box: exploring the critical roles of sports, arts, and culture in preventing violent extremismHedayah, 2015Unlike traditional law-enforcement and military responses to terrorism and conflict, countering violent extremism (CVE) efforts take a preventive approach aimed at reducing the appeal and recruiting potential of extremist groups.DocumentCentre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT), 2007In order to achieve effective protection of war-affected children in Africa, a broad range of institutions and mechanisms exist which have the potential to advocate, report on, and monitor the rights of children caught up in violent conflict.DocumentAfrican Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2014As the world remains focused on the fate of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by members of the militant Islamist group Boko Haram from the town of Chibok, Borno State in mid-April, it is clear that this terrorist organisation is rapidly reinforcing its position as a regional menace.