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  • Pinellas Safe Start Partnership Center
    Pinellas Safe Start is a program to prevent and reduce the impact of violence on children 0-6. It is part of an initiative started by the National Center for Children Exposed to Violence.

  • They die young: children of the Great War
    Children, kid soldiers (boy soldiers) in the Great War 1914-1918, never too young to die. Original pictures and text from the First World War

  • BBC News | South Asia | Sri Lanka's children of war
    The plight of children caught up in wars is being discussed at a conference in London. In Sri Lanka, a whole generation has grown up knowing only the 15-year conflict between the government and Tam... http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/world/south_asia/newsid

  • Children and Armed Conflict Unit
    The Children and Armed Conflict Unit aims to keep the issue of the impact of armed conflict on children in the public and institutional eye through its web-site, which provides accessible information on conflicts and relevant international standards and norms as well as good practices relating to children.

  • Children and war
    The fate of children caught up in the turmoil of conflict is one of the most unbearable and saddest aspects of modern-day armed conflict and its direct consequences.

  • children and war
    In the past decade some 2 million children have been killed, 4 to 5 million disabled, 1 million orphaned and 12 million left homeless." UNICEF's new agenda highlights the plight of children whose families, communities and ways of life are destroyed by war.

    EXPLORE! Look at children's drawings about war. Images of children in war zones. More about children and war. The UNICEF anti-war agenda. DISCUSS! Discuss less-reported conflicts!. TAKE ACTION! Learn about how to take action. Tell about the actions you have taken

  • Children in War
    CHILDREN IN WAR is the tragic story of modern warfare and terrorism as told by the children of Bosnia, Israel, Rwanda and Northern Ireland

  • Children of the Camps
    The Children of the Camps documentary captures the experiences of six Americans of Japanese ancestry who were confined as innocent children to internment camps by the U.S. government during World War II.

  • Children's Aid Direct
    Children's Aid Direct makes an immediate and lasting improvement to the lives of children and their carers who are affected by conflict, poverty or disaster.

  • children + war
    Every child is entitled to grow up in a secure, nurturing environment safe from fear and physical danger. Yet for millions of children around the world these fundamental rights are casualties of the everyday reality of war.

  • Fraynework Justice - Children in War
    "It is immoral that adults should want children to fight their wars for them. ... There is simply no excuse, no acceptable argument for arming children."

  • HRW: The War Through My Eyes, Children's Drawings of Chechnya
    Chechen children living in the refugee camps in Ingushetia drew the pictures in this gallery. They were asked to draw on the theme, "What I have seen in the war in Chechnya

  • international kids club
    Learn about world peace and world love. Peace and tolerance activities, games, fun and fact. For kids of all ages!

  • Operation S.I.C.K.
    Operation S.I.C.K. is an independent network of students combatting the exploitation of children for armed conflict. We condemn any political group that recruits and incites children to hate and kill for political purposes, and view it as a flagrant violation of their basic human rights.

  • Save The Children: Child Soldiers
    More than 300,000 children under the age of 18 are currently participating in armed conflicts around the world. These children are not only active combatants, but also porters, cooks, spies, minesweepers and forced "wives". Regardless of whether they are in combat roles or have been militarized to support combatants, Save the Children believes that children should not be used in war or other forms of armed conflict under any circumstances.

  • Soldier Child
    An organization aiding war affected children in Northern Uganda.

  • The Children of War
    The Children of War organization was established in 1993 by Najib Aziz. His vision was to help the needy children and their families in Afghanistan. The board of directors of this organization consists of predominant Afghans in our community. The first two years of this organization proved to be a struggle.

  • The children's war
    Palestinian mothers talk about the pride and anguish they feel as their sons fight and die.

  • The Korean War Children's Memorial
    Commemorating the Humanitarian Aid the United States Armed Forces Rendered the Children of Korea from 1950 to 1953.

  • The Revolutionary War and Children's Literature
    This is the first section of a sample chapter from In Times Past: An Encyclopedia for Integrating US History with Literature in Grades 3-8 by Carol Otis Hurst and Rebecca Otis (Order from Amazon.com. SRA/McGraw-Hill, 1993. ISBN 0-7829-0155-7)

  • United Nations Study on the Impact of Armed Conflict on Children
    The Study on the Impact of Armed Conflict on Children, the first of its kind in the history of the United Nations, seeks to demonstrate to the world community the necessity of adopting effective measures for the promotion and protection of the rights of children who are victims of armed conflicts, and to stimulate much greater international action to this end.

  • War Affected Children
    This Web site provides information, multimedia features and interactive elements on the events leading up to and including the International Conference on War-affected Children.

  • War-Affected Children
    The Links Directory provides an extensive list of relevant sites broken down by categories associated with the war-affected children issue

  • War Child
    War Child is a network of independent organisations working across the world to help children affected by war

  • War Child News
    War Child is an organisation that campaigns on behalf of children in conflict zones. Their website contains a useful newsletter.

  • War Child UK
    War Child is an International Relief and Development Agency, dedicated to providing immediate, effective and sustainable aid to children affected by war in order to build peace, resolve conflict and empower future generations.

  • War Child Website
    You can take a child out of war, but how do you take the war out of a child? War Child is an International Relief and Development Agency, dedicated to providing immediate, effective and sustainable aid to children affected by war in order to build peace, resolve conflict and empower future generations.

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