Mere Children or Weapons of War - Child Soldiers and International Law
37 Pages Posted: 24 Nov 2008
Date Written: November 23, 2008
This article discusses the current situation under international law relating to Child Soldiers in three principal areas: 1) How international law prohibits and/or restricts the recruitment of the Child Soldier; 2) How international law criminalizes the recruitment of the Child Soldier; and 3) How international law deals with and/or criminalizes the actions of the Child Soldier.
Keywords: Child Soldiers, International Criminal Law, International Justice, International Criminal Court, Special Court for Sierra Leone
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