They are forced to engage in hazardous activities such as laying mines or explosives, as well as using weapons. On 31 Octoberthe Council reaffirmed its commitment to the provisions of resolution through a presidential statement marking the second anniversary of its adoption.
In the same period, infant and child mortality nearly doubled, and newly diagnosed tuberculosis cases quadrupled. Feel free to republish and share widely. The secondary analysis of these data and publication of these findings was approved by the Institutional Review Board at Queen Margaret University, UK.
Although these factors are not unique to such settings, they are undoubtedly exacerbated by prolonged conflict.
Levy and Victor W. He was pleased that during the last decade international legal frameworks had been adopted for the protection of women and girls during armed conflict, including the Statutes for international Tribunals. We know that the cancer rate and number of birth defects in Iraq have soared since the first Gulf War.
According to recent studies on life expectancy among unarmed civilians caught in armed conflict, women are the primary adult victims of war.