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Internal Armed Conflict ; International Legal Framework Concerning Women and Children

By Arfat, Shabina

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Book Id: WPLBN0003468657
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Reproduction Date: 1/1/2014

Title: Internal Armed Conflict ; International Legal Framework Concerning Women and Children  
Author: Arfat, Shabina
Language: English
Subject: Non Fiction, Medicine, Armed Conflict
Collections: Medicine, Authors Community, Favorites from the National Library of China, Government, Sociology, Law, Literature, Favorites in India, Political Science, Most Popular Books in China
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This book, ‘INTERNAL ARMED CONFLICT: International Legal Framework Concerning Women and Children’, seeks to assess the application of customs and laws governing the internal armed conflict. This handbook presents an overview of various international instruments for the protection of women and children. By preventing the transcending of conflicts into brutality and savagery, the law of armed conflict aids the restoration of peace and the resumption of friendly relations. Women and children are opined to be accorded special respect and protection. Most of today’s conflicts take place within states. They have tragic feature in common, women and children suffer their impact disproportionately. The concept of children’s rights has widened and the international mandate to reinforce the rights of the child has grown over the years, with the mounting evidence of hardship and abuse suffered by the children. The principles outlined in the international human rights framework apply both to children and adults. Children and women are mentioned explicitly in many of the human rights instruments; standards are specifically modified or adapted where the needs and concerns surrounding a right are distinct for children and women. An attempt to assess the protective measures in India for


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