20 March-17 April 2014Alliance de Française, Pretoria, South Africa Presented by The Office of the Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict and sponsored by the Canadian Embassy in Durbin The youth football final of the Twic Olympics.
Many people wonder why children are so often recruited into armies, and what happens to them once they are enlisted.
Many different variables, including what are called push and pull factors, can play a role in the process of turning a child into a soldier....
It features forty photographs taken by talented and devoted photographers that depict child soldiers from around the world, who have been manipulated by war criminals and subjected to unspeakable violence. The frivolity, joy, defiance, or rebellion of youth is replaced by the deadly seriousness of a gun-toting teenager. It will also be traveling to South Africa, Canada, Spain, and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
This is an internationally traveled exhibition that has been shown at the Capitoline Museum in Rome, Italy; the Bonn Kunstmusem in Bonn, Germany; and the U. Click here for exhibition specifications and more information.
The Turkish government is in total agreement and acceptance of these laws....
[tags: Child Soldiers] - Children in America may spend their evenings doing homework or watching television, or some adolescents may have jobs.In becoming front-line targets, these children have lost their innocence, youth, and, for many, their lives.PROOF’s "Child Soldiers: Forced to be Cruel" exhibit is based on a book by Leora Kahn.Children have become the ultimate weapons and targets of 21st Century war. The various warring factions of the country have used children as fighters, porters, cooks, spies and sex slaves.Photo: Cedric Gerbehaye." data-lightbox-theme="dark" to shed light on the inhumanity of child warfare.Life on the front lines often brings children face to face with the horrors of war.Too many children have personally experienced or witnessed physical violence, including executions, death squad killings, disappearances, torture, arrest, sexual abuse, bombings, forced displacement, destruction of...This is the reality that ravages western Sudan because of the armed conflict between the government and the Christian guerillas of the Darfur region.Photo: Alvaro Ybarra Zavala/Agence Vu Ghaith Abdul-Ahad autore=francesco cito Gary Calton De Bode De Cesara Dewever Plana id=2&subid=1Roger Lemoyne Nelson Mantello Mc Lintock Pin Fat Pirozzi id=137Sven Torfinn Vitale van de Wijngaard van Houtryve van Lohuizen Ybarra Zavala Zizola did not want to fight anymore, but if they said to go to the front line, you had to go.The integration of the former militias in the new Congolese army is a priority task for the transitional government. Child soldiers from the SLA guerillas, one of the rebel groups against the government in Jartum.Two hundred thousands dead, six million internally displaced, and nearly 800 refugees.