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Children play an active part in conflicts across the world, facing injury and death. Explore the emotional, practical and legal consequences.
An awkward confrontation is expected that could involve hurtful words or physical violence. If you can, you would like to cool the tension and reduce the aggression.
During major emergencies the DEC gets active. Who forms this little-known group? What does it do, and why? This briefing explains.
Someone’s upset – crying and distressed. What’s the best thing to do to help? What should you avoid? Discover emotional first aid.
Who administers justice for war crimes, genocide and crimes against humanity? Find out more about the role of the International Criminal Court in The Hague.
What exactly is a war crime? Who decides what is legal during a conflict? Read this quick summary of the laws of war, or international humanitarian law.
This briefing for teachers of citizenship sets out the key background to the law and explores the current debates around torture.
This briefing for teachers looks at the service offered by the ICRC and various National Societies that helps family members trace each other.
This teacher briefing explains the international laws covering nuclear, chemical and biological weapons as well as conventional weapons.
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