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The Childhood, Law & Policy Network (CLPN)

Dr Catherine Baillie Abidi

Catherine Baillie

Assistant Professor, Mount Saint Vincent University, Canada



A seasoned and accomplished scholarly practitioner with over 25 years experience in peace and conflict. I work collaboratively with people and communities to solve complex social issues, with a particular focus on protecting and enhancing children's rights and wellbeing - with children and youth. I have extensive experience researching, publishing and teaching in the areas of peace and conflict, children and armed conflict, international humanitarian law, forced migration, and adult education. I have developed educational curriculum, training programs and policy focused on children, peace and security that are being implemented in over twenty countries.



Allons-y: Journal of Children, Peace & Security Pedagogies for Building Cultures of Peace: Challenging Constructions of an Enemy (2018)

Refugees & Forced Migration (2019)

Speaking Up: New Voices on War and Peace in Nova Scotia (2022)


Children, Peace & Security; Transforming Violence; Youth Engagement; Participatory Social Action Research
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