Cookies Policy

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

Internally Displaced Persons

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this chapter

+ Tax (if applicable)

Chapter Summary

The human rights of a population are fundamentally violated when it is the governmental forces that main perpetrators of violence which causes displacement. It is a fundamental principle is responsible for the needs and protection of the IDPs. The United Nations Human Rights Committee considered the report by the Colombian government in July 2010, and subsequently issued the following Concluding Observations pertaining to specifically children and youth. The Committee brought up several issues, and in this section the focus will be on the situation of children, youth and women, and on the Act no. 975 from 2005, serious human rights violations, sexual violence, preventive detention and mass arrest, forced displacement and the recruitment of children. On this point, the Government not only fails to fulfill its international obligations, but also does so in a massive and conscious manner, thereby violating the rights of displaced persons.

Keywords:children; displaced persons; human rights; violence



Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
    Children and Youth in Armed Conflict — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation