Allons-y | August 2017

This second issue of Allons-y features three articles on some of the pressing issues that we face in dealing with the role of children and youth in conflict and crisis today: the harmful ideologies of Islamophobia and Islamist fundamentalism, the lack of a sufficient response to the mental health needs of refugee children, and the growing need to address the involvement of children in cyberattacks.

Child Soldiery in the Information Age

In this article Dalhousie PhD candidate Ben O’Bright examines the involvement of children in hacking, cyber attacks, and cyber warfare, and poses important questions that need to be answered to meet this new and evolving challenge in an increasingly interconnected world.