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War vs. Children

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On the Web: Articles

Profile of Olara Otunnu, UN Special Representative for Children & Armed Conflict. BBC (5/8/02).

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Campaign for Innocent Victims of Conflict (Marla Ruzicka).

Center for Defense Information.

Coalition to Stop the Use of Child Soldiers.

Graça Machel Report (UNICWF).

International Bureau for Children's Rights.

State of the World's Children 2000 (UNICEF).

War Child.

In the Library: Articles

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Briggs, Jimmie. Innocents Lost: When Child Soldiers Go to War (NY: Basic, 2005).

De Silva, Harendra. Power Games in War & Peace: The Tragic Impact of Corruption, Violence, & Impunity on the Sri Lankan Child (Colombo, 2003).

Raymond, Alan & Susan. Children in War (1999). Life during wartime through children’s voices in Bosnia, Israel, Rwanda, and Northern Ireland.

Singer, P.W. Children at War (NY: Pantheon, 2005).

Stotz, Lois M. Father Relations of War-Born Children (Stanford CA: Stanford, 1954).

Strada, Gino & Francesco Zizola. Green Parrots: Diary of a War Surgeon (Milano: Charta, 2003).

Turshen, Meredeth & Clotilde Twagiramariya (eds.) What Women Do in Wartime: Gender & Conflict in Africa (NY: Zed, 1998).

Webster, Donovan. Aftermath: The Remnants of War (NY: Pantheon, 1996).

In the Library: Fiction

Kosinski, Jerzy N. The Painted Bird [1965] (2nd ed.; NY: Grove, 1995).

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"A Child's Century of War" [2001], dir. Shelley Saywell, 90m. From First Run/Icarus. Accounts in children's voices of conflicts in Chechnya, Sierra Leone & the West Bank.

Children in War, Alan & Susan Raymond (1999). Life during wartime through children’s voices in Bosnia, Israel, Rwanda, and Northern Ireland

"Innocent Voices (Voces inocentes)" [2004], dir. Luis Mandoki, 120m. Graphic picture of life for ordinary Salvadorans during Civil War, & process of forced recruitment into the army.

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