High School General Assembly 2
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


Lucia Fernanda Garcia Encinas
Bolivia, Plurinational State of

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General Assembly 2: Promotion and Protection of Human Rights (Children and armed conflict) Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

Every child and young person has rights, no matter who they are or where they live. These include rights to education, protection and survival. Nearly every government in the world has promised to protect, respect and fulfil these rights by signed the Human Rights Declaration, yet every day they are still violated. The environment in which these rights are violated with greater magnitude is in armed conflicts. Children participate in armed conflict voluntarily or necessarily. Many infants seek to escape ...