Stop the war on children – A crisis of recruitment

This latest report in our Stop the War on Children series looks in detail at one of the grave violations: children at risk of recruitment and use by armed forces or armed groups. There has been a rise in the number of verified incidents of children recruited and used by armed forces and groups, and the number of groups recruiting children has also increased. In three countries – Afghanistan, Syria and Yemen – the vast majority of children in conflict zones are deemed at risk of recruitment. This report and its key findings illustrate the war on children.

ICT-based Psycho-Social Trauma Relief in Refugee Camps in Ethiopia

This research into testing the delivery Self-Help Low Cost Post Traumatic Stress (SHCLCPTS) on ICT will look at the workable elements of the trauma-healing program. Furthermore, it explores the possibilities of delivering the program via ICT reflecting the high mobility of the population in question. This was carried out in refugee camps in Ethiopia.

Implementation of the International and Regional Human Rights Framework for the Elimination of Female Genital Mutilation

FGM is a reproductive health and human rights concern that has devastating short-term and long-term impacts on the lives of women and girls. The procedure is risky and life-threatening for the girl both during the procedure and throughout thecourse of her life. FGM is considered a harmful practice and a form of violence against women.

Rights of the Child in Ethiopia

Report Concerning the Application of the Convention on the Rights of the Child by the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. OMCT regrets that the Ethiopian authorities have failed to supply information of importance in their report, particularly concerning the de facto ill-treatment or torture of children and de jure protection and penalties applied to officials or agents of the State responsible for violations perpetrated against children, conditions in which children are detained.