Get 20M+ Full-Text Papers For Less Than $1.50/day. Start a 14-Day Trial for You or Your Team.

Learn More →

Le droit international humanitaire et la protection des enfants en situation de conflits armés – Etude de cas de la République Démocratique du Congo

Le droit international humanitaire et la protection des enfants en situation de conflits armés –... AFRIKA FOCUS -Volume 30, Nr. l, 2017 -pp. n7-128 Le droit international humanitaire et la protection des enfants en situation de conflits armes - Etude de cas de la Republique Democratique du Congo junior Mumbala Abelungu Chaire Unesco des droits de l'homme de l'Universite de Lubumbashi et lnstitut Superieur de Commerce de Lubumbashi (R.D. Congo) The system of protection of children in situations of armed conflict, as established by interna­ tional humanitarian law and supplemented by international human rights law and international criminal law, remains subject to numerous pitfalls. These pitfulls are closely intertwined with the definition of the obligations of the parties to the conflict and the mechanisms that ensure the implementation of the aforementioned obligations. Using the Democratic Republic of the Congo as a case study, a country that is estimated to have more than 30,000 child soldiers (with approxi­ mately 15% of the child soldiers being girls) and whose children remain victims of the unspeak­ able atrocities of armed forces and groups, this doctoral dissertation aims to question the content and effectiveness of the special protection of children, civilian or soldier, in situations of armed conflict. The overall purpose of this paper is to provide a http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Afrika Focus Brill

Le droit international humanitaire et la protection des enfants en situation de conflits armés – Etude de cas de la République Démocratique du Congo

Afrika Focus , Volume 30 (1): 12 – Feb 26, 2017

Loading next page...
 
/lp/brill/le-droit-international-humanitaire-et-la-protection-des-enfants-en-JxRFT9c3ST
Publisher
Brill
Copyright
Copyright © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
ISSN
0772-084X
eISSN
2031-356X
DOI
10.1163/2031356X-03001008
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

Abstract

AFRIKA FOCUS -Volume 30, Nr. l, 2017 -pp. n7-128 Le droit international humanitaire et la protection des enfants en situation de conflits armes - Etude de cas de la Republique Democratique du Congo junior Mumbala Abelungu Chaire Unesco des droits de l'homme de l'Universite de Lubumbashi et lnstitut Superieur de Commerce de Lubumbashi (R.D. Congo) The system of protection of children in situations of armed conflict, as established by interna­ tional humanitarian law and supplemented by international human rights law and international criminal law, remains subject to numerous pitfalls. These pitfulls are closely intertwined with the definition of the obligations of the parties to the conflict and the mechanisms that ensure the implementation of the aforementioned obligations. Using the Democratic Republic of the Congo as a case study, a country that is estimated to have more than 30,000 child soldiers (with approxi­ mately 15% of the child soldiers being girls) and whose children remain victims of the unspeak­ able atrocities of armed forces and groups, this doctoral dissertation aims to question the content and effectiveness of the special protection of children, civilian or soldier, in situations of armed conflict. The overall purpose of this paper is to provide a

Journal

Afrika FocusBrill

Published: Feb 26, 2017

There are no references for this article.