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Searching with a thematic focus on Child soldiers, Children and young people in Nigeria

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  • Document

    Perceptions and experiences of children associated with armed groups in northeast Nigeria

    Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme, 2017
    The recruitment and use of children by armed forces or armed groups is prohibited by international and regional legal instruments, to which Nigeria is a party. Recruitment and use of children in conflict is considered to be one of the six grave violations of children's rights under United Nations Security Council Resolution 1612 (2005).
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    Armed and aimless: armed groups, guns, and human security in the ECOWAS region

    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 state’s monopoly of legitimate force.
  • Document

    Neither war nor peace

    Children and youth in Organised Armed Violence, 2005
    This study identifies a number of regions affected by children and youth in organised armed violence (COAV), exploring causes and trends of the problem as well as suggesting policy oriented guidelines for policy makers within the international forum for the implementation of practical steps to treat COAV.
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    Youth in war-to-peace transitions: approaches of international organizations

    Berghof Conflict Research, 2005
    This study examines youth in war-to-peace transitions and the response of international organisations to them. It specifically asks what approaches have international organisations developed regarding youth? On which assumptions about youth and their role in violent conflicts are they based?