PPU imformation

School sign in Sarajevo

children and peace

In today’s wars and armed conflicts, more than 90 per cent of casualties are civilians – half of them children. This is no accident: children are now deliberately targeted, their communities are devastated, and they are coerced into becoming soldiers.’

see also
teaching and study resource
early years
education for peace

child soldiers
children in war
effects of war

Decoding the image -
Media and violence survey
Children and advertising
Advertising to children - the european view
Kid's TV - preventing violence

The politics of war play -
Machel Report

Rights of the Child
About the Convention
Part One (articles 1- 41)
Part Two (Articles 42 - 45)
Part Three (Articles 46-54)
Draft Optional Protocoll

CHECKPOINT breaking the cycle of violence

'..the question of violence is not likely to go away. Saying No challenges the representation of conflict ... written for parents and teachers it provides background information and provocative ideas on subjects ranging from ethical investment to computerised war games.' Times Educational Supplement



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