Strengthening Juvenile Justice Systems in the counter-terrorism context

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What does radicalisation mean for children’s rights in different regions?

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Child Rights International Network

With terrorism making the news daily, government responses to fear of ‘radicalisation’ are resulting in excessive measures that infringe human rights. These affect children in particular ways, but how is the term ‘radicalisation’ understood in different regions and historical contexts? Here we look at how it is used and what it means for children in the United Kingdom, Francophone countries, the Middle East and North Africa and Eastern Europe and Central Asia.