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Toolkit on Diversion and Alternatives to Detention

Conflict and Post-conflict

UN 'Machel Study 10-Year Strategic Review: Children and Conflict in a Changing World', UNICEF and the Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, April 2009
Full report [Pdf 2.57Mb]
Youth report- ''Will you listen?': Young voices from conflict zones' [Pdf 386kb]
Review of the situation 10 years after the release of the initial Machel report ('Impact of Armed Conflict on Children'). Recommendations 5 and 14 are relevant to diversion and alternatives. Separate 'youth report' also available.

'Seen, But Not Heard: Placing Children and Youth on the Security Governance Agenda', David Nosworthy (Ed.), Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF), 2009 [Pdf 1.75Mb]
Includes a chapter on The Juvenile Justice System, a Key to Human Security Policy Reform’ by Bernard Boëton, pp.127-143.

'Restorative Juvenile Justice and the Child Soldier: Protection of the Perpetrator?’, Tasneem Deo [Pdf 186kb]
Presentation for the First World Congress on Restorative Juvenile Justice held in Lima, Peru, 4-7 November 2009.



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