Women and Children in Armed Conflict
- DLP Shorts
This article looks at this somewhat stereotypical approach taken by the Conventions as well as how in practice, women are presumed a more ‘innocent’ form of civilian status in which they are not directly participating in hostilities.
This article discusses the regulation of child soldiers under international law, rehabilitation and prevention strategies, and possible obstacles to these strategies.
The article discusses the general and special protections offered to women under IHL and analyses their effectiveness in protecting women from wartime atrocities