Tag Archives: ARMED GROUPS

Sexual violence against children

The previous reports of the Iranian Kurdistan Human Rights Watch (IKHRW) on various crimes against children, mentioned that the United Nations Security Council, officially addressed the issue of the presence of children in war and internal and international armed conflicts in 1996. At the same time, the United Nations General Assembly sought to collect information […]

Child soldier recruitment flourishes amid coronavirus pandemic

More children could be pushed into joining armed groups in conflict zones as families face increasing poverty due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a top United Nations official warned Friday. The exact number of child soldiers is unknown, but in 2019 alone about 7,740 children – some as young as 6 – were recruited and used […]

“Child soldiers are cheaper to recruit”

In an exclusive interview with Iranian Kurdistan Human Rights Watch (IKHRW), Adam Ismail Ahmad, a Political Scientist and Founder of Connect African Development Project Initiative (CADPI2020), an NGO, Working On achieving Five thematic areas OF SDGs 4,3,1and 6 thus: Quality Education,Good Health,No Poverty and Clean Water and sanitation, examined the situation of child soldiers in […]