The girl child and armed conflict: Recognizing and addressing grave violations of girls' human rights PDF Print E-mail

AUTHOR: D. Mazurana and K. Carlson
DATE: 2006
PUBLISHER: United Nations Division for the Advancement of Women
This paper prepared for the September 2006 Expert Group Meeting on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination and Violence Against the Girl Child outlines the abuses against girls' human rights in situations of armed conflict and suggests ways to prevent and address them. The analysis section includes a section on girls and the spread of HIV/AIDS and notes best practices by UNICEF in Afghanistan and Eritrea.

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