Political insecurity as a result of internal conflicts, poses grave threats to human security, primarily to women and children – the most vulnerable sectors of society. While the effects of internal conflicts in Asia have recieved massive international media coverage over the years, most of it has fallen on deaf ears of states. Sources of issues such as the pitiful circumstances surrounding refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs), human rights abuses and child soldiers inevitably point to the state and its inability to eradicate poverty and empower its peoples. This edition of NTS Alert highlights some of these issues in selected conflict zones in Asia.
Bulletins and Newsletters / Non-Traditional Security / South Asia / Southeast Asia and ASEAN
Last updated on 21/10/2014