High School Security Council


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In 2012, Coomalaswamy, the special representative of the secretary general, once again urged states to ratify the CRC, by which time it had entered into force for ten years. Children and armed conflict has been and is still a very serious issue, which the United Nations and international community have shown grave concern. During armed conflict, there are still lots of children killed, raped, and forced to leave their family and join the army. Chances are that such severe violations of international law constitute war crimes and crimes against humanity, and also cause harm to children both physically and psychologically. In the Middle East, violent conflict is escalating continuously. Especi...