Children and Youth

10/7/2014

Virginie Ladisch, head of ICTJ’s Children and Youth program, interviews Lieutenant General Roméo Dallaire about his work with the Child Soldier Initiative and the complex dimensions of former child combatants in post-conflict societies.

7/23/2014

El ICTJ se acerca a las demandas de tres colectivos especialmente afectados por el conflicto armado en Colombia –las mujeres, los jóvenes y los pueblos indígenas– y su lucha por develar la verdad.

Disappearances, killings, torture, displacement, and repression. The repercussions of these terrible crimes are felt long after they are committed. Yet, politicians are often reluctant to carry out the difficult work of uncovering the truth about past atrocities, claiming that the society cares only about the future. But in reality, the burden of a past filled with human rights violations weighs heavily on societies, and in particular on youth.

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