This has got to be one of the most dispicable retreats that our government has made.
“Gender Equality”, “Child Soldiers” and “Humanitarian Law” are Axed from [Canadian] Foreign Policy Language
With subtle strokes of the pen, it appears the Conservative government has been systematically changing the language employed by the foreign service and, as a result, bringing subtle but sweeping changes to traditional Canadian foreign policy. …read more here.
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Canada’s Foreign Affairs department has banned the use of the phrase “child soldiers.”
Currently … They will now be simply known as “teen terrorists.”