lecture9 - 20:03 Globalperspective

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20:03 Global perspective  Evolution of views about children and adolescents? Not really, attitude of children HAVE  changed. Adolescents views have not changed.  Children have rights to play, run, all day. Based on Rousseau, enlightenment French Child soldiers Youth who participate in Armed conflict:  Under international law, during what ages are you consider a child: 17 and under Can children be accepted into the USA forces: Yes, 17 years old can be accepted in the  army, marines, navy with consent of parents. Under 17, in Junior USA forces 300,000 children involved in armed conflicts around world child soldiers are usd in more than 30 countries form 15 to 17, informally and formally there are about 700,000 Myanmar’s Burma’s government armed forced between 1986 and 1996 2 million children were killed in armed conflict over 6 million  injured before WWII conflicts 80-90 perfect of casualties were adults soldiers, today 80-90  perfect of casualties are women and children, civilians  child soldier: any child under 18, regular or irregular armed force or armed group,  included combatants, cooks, porters, messengers, anyone other than family members.  Also recruited fro sexual reasons Liberia: children as young as seven in combat Cambodia: 20% of them were between 10 and 14 when recruited  Sri Lank: 180 Tamil Tiger skilled in attack, have were teens and more than half were  girls Sudan: 12 rounded in buses
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Guatemala: grabbed on streets, homes, parties and removed form churches Ethiopia: taken off street  Use of Children: becoming the rule, general case in war. Interrelated factors that drive 
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This note was uploaded on 12/07/2011 for the course CICS 301 taught by Professor Allanstam during the Fall '11 term at University of Michigan.

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