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Children, Torture and Power: The torture of children by states and armed opposition groups

A report by Save the Children Fund (2003).

Link [Last update: 2006-01-13; 13:01]


An informative article on the torture and rape of children.

Link [Last update: 2006-01-13; 13:02]

Amnesty International

Information about the torture of children.(Type 'torture of children' into internal search engine).

Link [Last update: 2006-01-13; 13:02]

Torture of Children: a Secret Shame

To mark Human Rights Day, Amnesty International has published a report on torture and children. Children are perhaps the most vulnerable group in society, but according to Amnesty, abuse and torture are widespread and everywhere they follow the same pattern. The report labels this as "the world's secret shame." 2000.

Link [Last update: 2006-01-13; 13:08]

Troubled Children

Sheila Melzak, Head of Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy at the Medical Foundation, argues for the importance of providing adequate support so that children who arrive in the UK separated from their families may rebuild their lives.

Link [Last update: 2006-01-13; 13:09]

Medical Foundation Child and Adolescent Team

Children and young persons are seen by psychotherapists from the Medical Foundation child and adolescent team. They may have been tortured or forced to witness torture of others, including their parents.

Link [Last update: 2006-01-13; 13:09]

Clinical Bibliography: Children and Families

The Medical Foundation for the Care of the Victims of Torture have an online bibliography with articles and reports relating to children and torture.

Link [Last update: 2006-01-13; 13:10]

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