PERAN UNICEF DALAM MENANGANI PEREKRUTAN TENTARA ANAK (CHILD SOLDIERING) DI MYANMAR (TAHUN 2007-2013)

Dorma Elvrianty Sirai, Pazli "

Abstract


This research attempts to describe how UNICEF addressing one of human
rights issue, child soldiering, in Myanmar. Myanmar has the largest number of
child soldiers in the world. These child soldiers not only use as combatant, but
also spies, porters, messengers, cooks, lay or clear landmines, training or
guarding other childres, weapon transport workers, and even for sexual purposes.
Use children in any purpose in military cause psychological, physical and
sociocultural sufferings. Child soldiers are deprived of their basic and
contitutional fundamental rights such as their life, liberty, security and so forth.
Method applied in this research is description, which trying to describe
how an intergoventmental organization play its role in adrressing a global human
rights phenomenon.
UNICEF work in 191 countries in the world in order to protect children
and their fundamental rights which had written in Convention on the Rights of the
Children . UNICEF works in order to protect children from poverty, violence,
disease, and discrimination. UNICEF has the main role in aim to end child
soldiering in the world, especially Myanmar.
Keywords: Myanmar’s Child Soldiering, UNICEF, Conventional on the Rights
of the Children.

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