Children 's Impact On Children Essay

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Introduction

Children are one of the vulnerable section of the society and victims of different kinds of exploitation. All the atrocities, instability in the society directly and indirectly make impact on children. Children in armed conflict one of such group in the society who is vulnerable and prone to many exploitation. The relationship of the child with war can be categorised into two. One is children are impacted by the war by losing their shelter, their identity their family and the rights. Second they are involved in the war in the form of child soldiers by force. When a war or conflict take place all the thing surrounded with the place where the conflict happened will be get disturbed all the people living or related to that particular place get affected. The severe effects will be suffered by the children in that place as they are the most vulnerable section. The internationally agreed definition for a child associated with an armed force or armed group (child soldier) is any person below 18 years of age who is, or who has been, recruited or used by an armed force or armed group in any capacity, including but not limited to children, boys and girls, used as fighters, cooks, porters, messengers, spies or for sexual purposes. It does not only refer to a child who is taking or has taken a direct part in hostilities.
(Paris Principles and Guidelines on Children Associated with Armed Forces or Armed Groups, 2007.)
Child affected by conflict may be defined as a child…
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