Titolo: Impact of War on Children
Casa editrice: United Nations
Data di pubblicazione: 2002
Legatura: Soft cover
Condizione libro: New
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Riassunto: Graca Machel, UNICEF's special rapporteur, also scrutinises sexual crimes in time of war, the fate of orphans, the disproportionate suffering of children endure in civil wars, and their special vulnerability to such side-effects of conflict as famine, disease and social fragmentation. "The Impact of War on Children" is an urgent call to action-for the commitment and tenacity needed to protect children from the atrocities of war. Children present a uniquely compelling motivation for mobilisation, and an opportunity to confront the problems that cause their suffering. This book is complemented by 16 evocative photographs by Sebastiao Salgado, a documentary photographer of world renown, covering Afghanistan, Iraq, Palestine, Rwanda and elsewhere.
L'autore: In 1994 the UN Secretary-General appointed Graca Machel as an independent expert to assess the impact of armed conflict on children. Her groundbreaking report set out a comprehensive agenda for the protection of children. She is a member of the UN Foundation, the International Crisis Group and ACCORD, and is currently Chancellor of both the University of Cape Town and the UN University for Peace. She is married to Nelson Mandela.The Brazilian photographer Sebastiao Salgado had dedicated many years to chronicling the lives of the world's dispossessed, and has won numerous awards. A UNICEF Special Representative, he has collaborated with humanitarian organisations throughout his career.
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