Child protection in United Nations Peacekeeping

Child protection in United Nations Peacekeeping is the first volume in a series illustrating the challenges and successes of protecting children in some of the most dangerous places on earth. In the following pages you will learn about the work of peacekeepers and child protection advisers who rely on their diverse individual experience at home and in the field to introduce the relatively new concept of child protection to missions in distinct conflict and post-conflict situations. The document explores the development of child protection in Afghanistan, Lebanon, Haiti, and the Sudan. The stories in this publication showcase the commitment of selected individuals. Multiplied by over 120,000, this commitment—backed by action, however small—can make a significant difference to the children on the ground..

Published 2012-03-27

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