Military Training and Children in Armed Conflict: Law, Policy, and Practice

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A
Accra Declaration on War-Affected Children in West Africa, 95n
adolescents, 9, 245, 252–253
see also under-18
age
ascertaining, 46
birth registration and, 46
child and definition of a, 9, 118n, 248, 251.261
child soldiers of, 4, 9, 45–50, 53n, 54n, 64, 67, 76n, 193, 196, 200, 202, 267–269
combatant and, 4,45–50,171,181, 148n, 267–269
conscription and, 47, 48, 268
criminal proceedings and, 51–53, 64–65
criminal responsibility and, 51, 57n, 64, 181.261
death penalty and, 37, 47, 53, 56n, 260, 266, 268
detention and 179–182,184n
deprivation of liberty and, 38–39, 43,182
international law and, 9, 46, 47, 48,104, 261
recruitment and, 91,194, 196,198, 200, 202, 217, 218, 220, 223, 224, 225, 226, 259
aims of book, vii, 1, 6–8,10,17n, 21, 99, 121,124,169–170,175, 215
air force, 22,149n, 224, 232n, 235n, 237n
anti-personnel mines, 60, 61, 74
see also landmines
armed conflict
changes in nature of, 1–3, 5, lln, 16n, 29n, 248
Committee on the Rights of the Child and, 88–91
conduct of, 3, 16n, 23, 30n, 31n, 34, 40n, 42n, 46, 51, 62, 82
decline in, 3
definition of, 10, 23
deprivation of life and, 26
disturbances which are not armed conflict, 7, 21, 75n, 83,161, 261–262
ECHR and, 28n
impact on children of, 2–4, 85–86, 192, 195,198,199, 201, 219, 223, 243
international, 2, 13–14n, 22, 28–29n, 50, 56n, 180–181, 265
non-international, 2,12n, 14n, 21–22, 28–29n, 34, 50, 54n, 64, 75n, 179, 216, 219–220, 222, 227, 231, 236, 260, 265
perpetuation of, 6
prevention of, 5–6, 15n, 176
preventing involvement of children in, 5
protection of children in, 1, 4, 24, 25, 33, 35, 56n, 86
right to life and, 26, 29n, 55n, 84, 170171,181,257, 263
treatment of children in, 1, 3, 10, 22, 2527, 34, 39, 84, 86
women and girls in, 33–35, 38, 40–43n, 54n, 70–73, 77n, 79n, 86, 95n, 118n, 160, 205, 227, 235n, 241, 253
armed opposition groups, 7–8, 10,16n, 45, 49, 89, 217, 219–220, 223, 235n, 267
arms, 2, 6, 7, 33n, 54n, 95n, 131,135, 147, 160, 161, 165n, 244, 261
see also weapons
industry, 6
firearms, 7,160–161, 165n, 261
small arms, 2, lln, 95n, 243
Australia, 151–153,197–199, 223–224
Committee on the Rights of the Child and, 90, 96
involvement in armed conflict, 132
involvement in peace support operations, 7, 144n, 224, 235n, 236n
involvement in training of foreign armed forces, 223
participation of children in hostilities, 223–224
recruitment, 223
relevant treaties signed, ratified, etc., 152
Australian Defence Force
training chart, 197–199
training concerning children, 145n,152153,198–199

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