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Women and Armed Conflict
International humanitarian law has always accorded women general protection equal to that of men. At the same time, the law recognized the need to give women additional special protection according to their specific needs. MoreĽ

Children in war
All members of a society suffer the consequences of armed conflicts in their area. However, the magnitude of these consequences for vulnerable groups, especially children, is often poorly understood. Children are faced with many aspects of war and the consequences affect both their physical and psychological development. MoreĽ

Protection of Civilians
The First World War brought unprecedented suffering to civilians. Civilians populations became the targets of military attack, magnifying the problems of food and medicinal shortages caused by war restrictions. MoreĽ

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