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BBC News - Child Soldiers: Children of Conflict
Most of the victims are obviously boys. Listen to child soldiers, wounded, lost and working children tell their stories in sound files.
Child Soldier Use 2003
Documents the deployment of children as combatants, to commit abuses against civilians, as sex slaves, forced labourers, messengers, informants and servants in continuing and newly erupting conflicts.
AIUSA's campaign for the rights of children under 18 who are serving in the military or who are abducted to help armed opposition groups.
Children and War
International Committee of the Red Cross information on the fate of children caught up in the turmoil of conflict.Includes information on children, war and humanitarian law.
Children in Conflict: Child Soldiers
Gives details of projects around the world by SOS Children for child soldiers including current conflicts and a look back with ex-soldiers at past conflicts.
Coalition to Stop the Use of Child Soldiers
Nonprofit activist group working to stop the recruitment of children in war.
Impact of Armed Conflict on Children: Child Soldiers
Extract from the report of Graca Machel, expert of the Secretary-General of the UN.
Reluctant Recruits: Children and Adults Forcibly Recruited for Military Service in N. Kivu (Congo)
Human Rights Watch report (29 May 2001)points to the continued recruitment of children by the major Congolese rebel group.
UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children in Armed Conflict: Child Soldiers
Website of the office of the UN Special Representative of the Secretary -General for Children in Armed Conflict focusing on child soldiers.
UNICEF: Impact of Armed Conflict on Children
Full text of and other information surrounding the official report produced by Graca Machel, Expert of the Secretary-General of the UN.
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