During the war, violence against women and children was the cornerstone of the Rebel United Force’s (RUF) plots. However, violence against women and children became an issue on both sides of the fight. Even opposers of the RUF used violence against women as a strategic tactic; most women who entered the war did so because they were abducted. Many women who fought with the RUF acted as captive “wives” of soldiers and had jobs handing out weapons, food, and valuables stolen from villages. However, unbeknownst to their male commanders, many women used the control they had over food and stolen money to prevent young boys and men from abusing girls (2).
“Human-rights experts estimate that more than 2000,000 children worldwide are still being used as combatants, usually against their will…. there have been reports of children being used as soldiers or suicide bombers.” This evidence from Armed & Underage explains how so many of these child soldiers didn’t have any choice. They’re forced to fight, forced to kill, and many are forced to die. Why should we punish those who never had a choice? Furthermore, child soldiers should not be held morally responsible for their
Many people were tortured under false pretenses and were usually innocent causing conflict to arise. The enforcement of torture and the torture of innocents proved to people that authority was only interested in helping themselves which incited even more
They aren’t invincible, they are just regular children under the influence of drugs who know how to kill people with ease. That said they are also affected by the war, from loss, to sanity. They all lost something, and that something may have kept them from becoming tiny murdering machines. “Despite this, in the last ten years over two million children have been killed, over one million orphaned, over six million have been left seriously injured or permanently disabled and over 10 million have been diagnosed with psychological trauma.” This quote shows the sheer amount of children who have been affected by this issue in some way, it also shows the devastating outcome of war. All the loss they have experienced means that they need help, not stale jail
Together with his followers they tortured the young woman and assaulted her with stones before Drew broke her neck with his bare hands and decapitated her. The violence continued even after this, Drew did things to her headless corpse that are too disturbing to chronicle here but whatever you’re thinking I assure you, it was far worse. In 1981 he was given a life sentence without the possibility of parole. 5 Teen Murder Spree Tumblr.com Natasha Cornett had a troubled childhood. She suffered from severe bipolar disorder and anorexia and to make matters worse her parents had limited health insurance.
Some might say this crime happened because Van Der Sloot is a psychopath. He targeted this pretty young girl and she became his victim. However, whether Van Der Sloot is a psychopath or not, this crime happened because of underage drinking. If she was more aware of her surroundings there might have a been a possibility of this never happening.
There are the stealing sprees, violence and sex, but also several attempts to leave it all behind. (Neely) Obviously, the main story is about the drugs, but the background, why do these young people choose to fall into that vicious circle of drug addiction is far deeper than just boredom. The Characters of Trainspotting generally feel lost and displaced in their time, do not understand and do not agree with it and so they try to deal with it by using drugs. (Bicket) Renton starts the whole film with a famous
From anything like Legal consequences to the drug user putting their addiction before their family. This relates to how Grandel ruined families by killing loved ones. Another angle of devastation is the physical and mental effects it can have on a person who abuses drugs. It can affect your overall health, certain brain functions and sometimes even cause death. This shows even more closely how similar it is to the horrifying monster Grendel, “Killing as often as he could, coming alone, bloodthirsty and horrible.” (pg.26, line 80-81); both monsters have the same goal.
(Rowell 10, Yousafzai 31) Because of all the protests for women’s rights, the Taliban eventually let girls go to school with many restrictions such as wearing a shiela to cover their entire face. Eventually, the Taliban started to blow up girls’ schools so that they would be unable to go back to school after winter break. The laws that were inflicted by the Taliban, impacted, mainly, women.
In this story everything is the exact opposite which makes this story so appealing. This story has a lot of conflict, these girls think that they really know racism and believe that they cannot be friends with the other young white females that are also at camp with them. Snot is a little girl who has a lot of things to say but instead of speaking up she purposely just follows along with the crowd. The African American girls resolve to beat up the white girls when they think they over heard them calling them “niggers”. (Packer.par20) "Brownies" is a story about racism as it is experienced by young girls, but it has a twist.