Keyword Archives: children
By K. Sadler, M. Kerac, S. Collins, H. Khengere, and A. Nesbitt. J Trop Pediatr 2008
Little is known about the short and long term effects of war on youth. Yet without an understanding of who is at risk of violence (and from whom), the factors that affect violence and acceptance, a sense of the long-term impacts of war violence, and a strong grasp of the factors that protect youth, how can we design more effective prevention, protection, rehabilitation and reintegration programs?
War Slavery: The Role of Children and Youth in Fighting Forces in Sustaining Armed Conflicts and War Economies in Africa
By Dyan Mazurana and Khristopher Carlson. 2008. Dubravka Zarkov (ed.). Gender, Violent Conflict, and Development. Zubaan Press: New Delhi.
New survey data on war-affected youth suggest that past approaches and programs are insufficient to meet the needs of youth newly returning from the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) as well as those who have already returned.
A comparison of the programme coverage of two therapeutic feeding interventions implemented in neighbouring districts of Malawi
By K. Sadler, M. Myatt, T. Feleke, and S. Collins. Public Health Nutr 2007; 10(9):907-913.
The protracted conflict in northern Uganda has created profound insecurity, brought the widespread loss of agrarian livelihoods, and pushed nearly two million people into internal displacement camps. With the current cessation of hostilities between the rebel Lord’s Resistance Army and the government of Uganda, many people are increasingly on the move in northern Uganda, whether moving in and out of camps on a daily or seasonal basis, moving between camps and semi-settled villages, or returning to their pre-war homes.
Where are the Girls? Girls in Fighting Forces in Northern Uganda, Sierra Leone, and Mozambique: Their Lives During and After War
By Susan McKay and Dyan Mazurana. 2004. International Centre for Human Rights and Democratic Development, Montréal, Canada. (Published in English and French)
Outpatient care for severely malnourished children in emergency relief programmes — A retrospective cohort study
By S. Collins and K. Sadler. Lancet 2002; 360(9348):1824-1830
Girls in Fighting Forces and Groups: Their Recruitment, Participation, Demobilization, and Reintegration
By Dyan Mazurana, Susan McKay, Khristopher Carlson, and Janel Kasper. 2002. Peace & Conflict 8, 2.
By Dyan Mazurana and Susan McKay. 2001. The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientist, September/October.