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Fighter Children in Maoist Struggle of Nepal: A Human Right Perspective (Hardbound)

M S Ishshan, ISBN 13: 9789386423955, Year : 2017, Rs. 1450 Rs. 1160 (Free shipping within India only. No extras for postage and handling. )


The Maoists have managed to find sufficient resources to maintain the various facets of their movement. Fighters have been provided with weapons and ammunition, and the political campaign has been sustained with significant funding. It is not possible to give a full picture of Maoist resource mobilisation but the following sections outline their pattern of operation. The reasons why children participate in the activities of the Maoists are numerous. According to local informants, in many cases they do so with the encouragement of family members, possibly following their own example. However, it is also clearly the case that children are often participating inspite of their parents