Dealing with Child Soldiers -- A Discussion with Lindsay Coombs

DEFENCE DECONSTRUCTED PODCAST

May 3, 2019

On today's Defence Deconstructed Podcast, we discuss the presence of child soldiers in contemporary warfare, and how the Canadian military, as well as the United Nations, are taking action to develop guidelines and principles for dealing with children on the battlefield.

Defence Deconstructed is part of the CGAI Podcast Network and today’s episode is brought to you by the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI).

Participant Biographies:

  • Dave Perry: Senior Analyst and Vice President with the Canadian Global Affairs Institute.
  • Lindsay Coombs: Lindsay is CGAI's 2018 WiDS Fellow, a PhD student in the Department of Political Studies at Queen’s University, and a Graduate Research Fellow at the Centre for International and Defence Policy.

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