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Torture of children in situations of armed conflict

the Philippine experience

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Published by Psychosocial Trauma Program, Center for Integrative and Development Studies, University of the Philippines in [Quezon City] .
Written in English

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  • Philippines.
    • Subjects:
    • Children and war -- Philippines.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [125]-133).

      StatementElizabeth Protacio-Marcelino ... [et al.].
      ContributionsProtacio-Marcelino, Elizabeth., University of the Philippines. Subprogram on Psychosocial Trauma.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ784.W3 T67 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 194 p. :
      Number of Pages194
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL127470M
      ISBN 109717420394
      LC Control Number99504286
      OCLC/WorldCa45715728

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Get this from a library. Torture of children in situations of armed conflict: the Philippine experience. [Elizabeth Protacio-Marcelino; University of the Philippines.

Subprogram on Psychosocial Trauma.;]. Torture of children in situations of armed conflict. [Quezon City]: Psychosocial Trauma Program, Center for Integrative and Development Studies, University of the Philippines, © (DLC) Overview.

Armed conflicts – wars – continue to cause death, displacement and suffering on a massive scale. Numerous armed conflicts are currently taking place around the world including those involving warring parties within a single state (non-international armed conflicts) and those involving armed forces from two or more states (international armed conflicts).

Wartime sexual violence is rape or other forms of sexual violence committed by combatants during armed conflict, war, or military occupation often as spoils of war; but sometimes, particularly in ethnic conflict, the phenomenon has broader sociological e sexual violence may also include gang rape and rape with objects.

It is distinguished from sexual harassment, sexual assaults. Data and information on children and armed conflict training children to torture and kill, abduction of young girls for where the combined effects of armed 3 unicef book 5/3/02 PM.

Chapter XV ARMED CONFLICT 1. Post-cold war hopes of a world without wars, where conflicts Torture of children in situations of armed conflict book and within nations are peacefully resolved through negotiations, have not been fully realized. GERTON VAN DEN AKKER, European Union delegation, appealed for more action to address the killing and maiming of children in armed conflict situations, given the growing number of child casualties.

Torture of Children in Situations of Armed Conflict: The Philippine Experience. Diliman, Quezon: UP-Center for Integrative and Development Studies (UP-CIDS).

Philippine National Strategic. LOAC PPT 2, Introduction to the Law of Armed Conflict - 15 9. Respect civilian property. Do not loot or steal. Respect women. Do not commit or permit rape or sexual abuse against anyone. Ensure children have the aid and care they require.

Never recruit File Size: 1MB. The first part of the book opens with a discussion of armed conflict, essential to comprehending the needs of children in these situations and to finding ways to assure their well-being.

A photo essay then offers a forceful statement of how conflict affects children. The next chapter provides a conceptualCited by: The Declaration on the Protection of Women and Children in Emergency and Armed Conflict was adopted by the United Nations in and went into force the same year.

It was proposed by the United Nations Economic and Social Council, on the grounds that women and children are often the victims of wars, civil unrest, and other emergency situations that cause them to suffer "inhuman acts and.

complementary sources of obligations in situations of armed conflict. For example, the Human Rights Committee, in its general comments Nos.

29 () and 31 (), recalled that the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights applied also in situations of armed conflict to Size: KB.

Subject(s): Armed conflict, international — Geneva Conventions — Child soldiers — Freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment — Right to life — Occupation — Armed conflict — Forced transfers or displacement — Peace keeping — War crimes — Military necessity — Boundaries — Paramilitary groups — Internally displaced persons — Torture — Armed.

Torture and Sexual Violence in War and Conflict: The unmaking and remaking of subjects of violence Article (PDF Available) in Review of International Studies October with 78 Reads. protection for women in armed conflict and to strengthen women’s contribution to peace processes and to rebuilding their communities.

Over the course of one year, during andwe travelled to many of the world’s conflicts. Focusing on the impact of armed conflict on women and women’s roleFile Size: KB. Dyan Mazurana is a research director and associate professor at the Feinstein International Center, Tufts University, where she lectures on women’s and children’s human rights, war-affected civilian populations, armed opposition groups, armed conflict and peacekeeping at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.

Author of four books. This chapter focuses on proportionality as a device in international law and as an alternative model of law-making. It first discusses proportionality as a form of legal control in armed conflict, the notion of proportionality in humanitarian law (ius in bello), by itself and in its relations with the law governing the resort to the use of armed force (ius ad bellum).Author: Jennifer Allison.

world’s children is most visible in situations of armed conflict – and it is a failure that shames each of us: indi-viduals, organizations, civil society groups, governments and nations. The litany of crimes against children in situations of con-flict is long and horrifying:. against children in armed conflict 4.

Since the previous report of the Special Representative, progress has been made towards the protection of children in armed conflict. With respect to new commitments made by parties to the conflict in Somalia, that country’s Government signed, on 3 July and 6 Augusttwo action plans to end theFile Size: KB.

Human Rights Watch’s report Getting Away with Torture details the numerous times US courts found that waterboarding, or variations of it, constitutes torture and is a war crime. Examples. Armed conflict destroys homes, fragments communities, and breaks down trust among people, thereby undermining the very foundations of most children’s lives.

The psychological effects of loss, grief, violence, and fear a child experiences due to. International humanitarian law (IHL), also referred to as the laws of armed conflict, is the law that regulates the conduct of war (jus in bello). It is a branch of international law which seeks to limit the effects of armed conflict by protecting persons who are not participating in hostilities, and by restricting and regulating the means and methods of warfare available to combatants.

Best Practices in Child Protection The Protection Project and ICMEC | 1 Introduction Children are among our most vulnerable populations. The injustices many children suffer are unspeakable and occur in all corners of the globe, in all walks of life.

The term “child protection” is very broad and can encompass a wide range of Size: 1MB. Louise Doswald-Beck is a Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International Studies at the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights.

She was formerly Director of its predecessor, the University Center for International Humanitarian Law. Initially a lecturer at the Universities of Exeter and London, between and she was a legal adviser at Cited by: The largest group of tortured children are among refugees.

There are large numbers of unaccompanied child refugees, mainly from Latin America, Africa, and the Middle East; among them, child soldiers and those affected by armed conflict and street violence, living in extreme poverty, abandonment, and child labor (Quiroga, ; Lee and So, based violence (GBV) are two examples of impacts that are not inevitable outcomes of armed conflict, but rather are deliberate strategies of war that destabilise families and communities.

Physical and sexual violence, particularly towards women and children, occur File Size: 1MB. provided for children in situations of armed conflict. Many children are killed, injured, tortured, imprisoned, malnourished and separated from family members, and suffer the numerous other impacts of armed conflict.

It is this sad reality that substantiates the need for renewed local, national and international commitment to these children. In armed conflict and other situations of violence, the ICRC is responsible for helping them boost their capacity to meet the increased need for humanitarian aid.

Often it is thanks to the National Societies’ presence, resources, local knowledge and motivation that. observed in internal armed conflicts. The four Geneva Conventions remain in force today.

However, over the past four decades, new forms of armed conflict, often sharp and violent but localized and involving limited numbers of troops and other combatants, have arisen. The changing nature of armed struggle called for further Size: 51KB.

The Oxford Handbook of Gender and Conflict Edited by Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, Naomi Cahn, Dina Francesca Haynes, and Nahla Valji Oxford Handbooks.

Focuses on the multidimensionality of gender in conflict; Provides a substantial set of case studies from across the globe on conflict and gender. children and young people who have contributed their courage and creative energy in efforts towards justice and peace-building in their communities.

The editors are honored by the contribution of Graça Ma-chel in preparing the foreword; her landmark study on the Impact of Armed Conflict on Children has served as a foundation for this book.

In addition to considering rules of behaviour in actual armed conflict, the book focuses on police conduct in those forms of conflict that fall below the armed conflict threshold, that is to say situations of internal disturbance and tension.

Whilst the laws of war are not legally applicable in such situations, it is argued here that some of Cited by: 1. Thus the Committee has mentioned the situation of women in the armed conflicts, and the issues of violence against women in particular, in its Reports submitted on an exceptional basis 9 (Sękowska-Kozłowska, ) and in its General recommendation No.

30 on women in conflict prevention, conflict and post-conflict situations ().Author: Natalia Buchowska. indirect deaths from conflict, resulting, for example, from landmines, unexploded ordnance and illegal armed groups continue long after the cessation of hostilities.

Despite the decline in the number of people killed in conflicts, many people in large parts of the world live in intolerable situations of insecurity, often as a result of Size: KB.

Established in pursuant to UN Security Council Resolutionthe MRM today provides for the ‘systematic gathering of accurate, timely, objective and reliable information on [the following] six grave violations committed against children in situations of armed conflict’: (1) killing and maiming of children; (2) recruitment and use of children by armed forces and armed groups; (3 Author: Cécile Aptel, Patrick Nagler.

The practitioner in a non-international armed conflict confronted with a question to which the treaty rules applicable to such situations fail to provide an answer will either look for a rule of customary IHL applicable to non-international armed conflicts or search for the answer applicable in international armed conflicts and then analyse.

indeed to the participation of children in armed conflict. This is true not just because of the external realities – the fact that the children are armed with military style weapons and that the death and in-jury rates are as high as in many of today’s armed conflicts – as the research presented in this book Size: 2MB.

Internal displacement is an increasingly urban phenomenon. This is partly because in a quickly urbanizing world, when cities become sites of armed conflict and other violence, greater numbers ar.

This book is a guide to international human rights law as it applies to situations of armed conflict, to counter-terrorism measures and to any other situation of actual or potential violence requiring security measures. These situations can lead to some of the most fundamental human rights being put in danger of being violated.

These include the right to life, the prohibition of torture and. Children in war zones are subjected to killing, maiming, torture, recruitment into armed forces, sexual violence, and forced displacement: there is no need to emphasize the horrific impact of armed conflict on children in today’s conflict zones.

It is worrying, then, that there are certain states, including Azerbaijan, China, Colombia, India, Pakistan, and Russia, that would like to see the.

Throughout the armed conflict in Sierra Leone from tothousands of women and girls of all ages, ethnic groups, and socioeconomic classes were subjected to widespread and systematic sexual violence, including individual and gang rape, and rape with objects such as weapons, firewood, umbrellas, and pestles.Each article in the volume provides valuable insights into the intersection between children’s rights and the international human rights law prohibition of torture.

The publication addresses situations children face in a variety of contexts such as the criminal justice system, armed conflict situation, institutionalization, and detention in.More recent developments in public international law, including the adoption of Security Council Resolutions and focused on women, peace and security, have sought to increase the visibility of gender in situations of armed conflict.

This paper highlights important developing norms on women, peace and security.