Author: Prof. Dr. Mirjam van Reisen 

Year: October, 2017

Language: English


This research focuses on the recruitment for military service and military activities of underaged youth originating from Darfur, the South-western region of the Republic of Sudan.

It discusses the legal provisions and practices on the ground of the recruitment of under aged children in military service in armed forces in Sudan, especially relating to Kalma camp. This report focuses on the period 2013 – 2015 when the Republic of Sudan was implementing Operation Decisive Summer in Darfur.

This research is the result of a literature review and of interviews with experts, including international experts. The Research Network “Globalisation, Accessibility, Innovation and Care” carries out research in the North, East and North Africa region.