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Children of the Drug Trade: A Case Study of Children in Organised Armed Violence in Rio De Janeiro

> 7Letras, Rio de Janeiro, 2003, 245 p.,pdf

This study was conceived following Viva Rio’s participation in a number of international seminars and events that dealt with the involvement of children in war and major armed conflict. Through this participation, Viva Rio became aware that the role of children and adolescents participating in the territorial disputes of drug factions within Rio de Janeiro has more in common with the lives of ‘child soldiers’ in war situations than with the lives of traditionally defined gang members found in (...) read

date of on-line publication : 18 December 2007

Transnational Institute (TNI)

Losing ground : drug control and war in Afghanistan

> « Drugs & Conflict », Debate Papers n°15, December 2006, 36 p. (pdf)

The worsening armed conflict and the all-time record opium production in Afghanistan have caused a wave of panic. Calls are being made for robust military action by NATO forces to destroy the opium industry in southern Afghanistan. But intensifying a war on drugs in Afghanistan now would further fuel the conflict, which is the last thing that the country needs. This « Drugs & Conflict » briefing focuses on opium elimination efforts and the controversy about involving military forces in (...) read

date of on-line publication : 21 March 2007

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