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Where are the girls? : Girls in fighting forces in northern Uganda, Sierre Leone and Mozambique



I also thank the University of Wyoming Graduate School, the Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000) gave the international commu- Research Office, the Women’s Studies Program, the Office of the Dean of nity insights into why women and girls may actively choose to participate Arts and Sciences, the International Studies Program, the Provost’s Office, in conflict and carry out acts of violence and h [...] Page 20 Girls and Militarization Throughout this book, we use the term “girls in fighting forces.” We do this, in part, Focusing on girls in fighting forces reveals the centrality of the militarization in reference to the definition of child soldier found in the Cape Town Principles as of girls in fuelling and supporting armed conflict. [...] In revealing the militarization of the lives of girls in fighting forces and the roles they play, girls must first and foremost become visible to the international community. [...] Of particular importance to women slaves.” With the notable exception of data compiled by the International Coalition to and girls are the provisions relating to the maintenance and restoration of family Stop the Use of Child Soldiers (Coalition), the majority of reports and international ties, and special provisions that require women to be treated with all consideration initiatives continue to u [...] These rights are found within the To answer in part, “Where are the girls?” we collected global, longitudinal data on International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, the the involvement, use and roles of girls in armed forces and armed groups worldwide international covenants on civil and political rights and economic, social and cultural from 1990–2003.



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Girls in fighting forces in northern Uganda, Sierre Leone and Mozambique
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