Engaging Children and Youth in Transitional Justice

2001UNICEF, National Forum for Human Rights, UNAMSIL/Human Rights

Children and youth are among the most vulnerable groups affected by violence in armed conflict or massive abuses of repressive regimes. If breaches of basic human rights become the norm, they are left acutely vulnerable to physical harm, psychological trauma, displacement, recruitment by armed factions or other forms of exploitation.

Key wordschildren in armed conflict / peace processes / post conflict / transitional justice