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Hanan Hasan MALAH, Samar Abdullah HOWIDE


At the signing of the Geneva Protocols of 1977, the phenomenon of child recruitment was widespread and in different countries of the world, and with documented reports by the International Committee of the Red Cross, as it was shown that children participated in the fighting no more than twelve years old, in the first Gulf War, Central America, Asia and Africa This was supported by UNICEF reports issued in 1986, which recorded a clear violation of the rights of the child in accordance with the principles of human rights and international humanitarian law, as there are more than twenty countries that allow the participation of children in armed conflicts between the ages of ten and eighteen, and even less, In military training, unofficial military activities in civil wars, and recruitment into liberation armies.

Keywords: Child Recruitment, Armed Conflicts, Armed Groups, International Protection.