• Child Soldiers International

    child-soldiers.org Child Soldiers International is an international human rights research and advocacy organisation. We seek to end the military recruitment and the use in hostilities ...
  • Military use of children - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Military_use_of_children The military use of children takes three distinct forms: children can take direct part in hostilities (child soldiers); they can be used in support roles such as ...
  • Child Soldiers | Human Rights Watch

    www.hrw.org/topic/childrens-rights/child-soldiers Thousands of children are serving as soldiers in armed conflicts around the world. These boys and girls, some as young as 8 years old, serve in government forces and ...
    • Child Soldiers Around the World - Council on Foreign Relations

      www.cfr.org/human-rights/child-soldiers-around-world/p9331 What is a child soldier? The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) defines child soldiers as "any child—boy or girl—under eighteen years of age, who is ...
    • Children in Conflict: Child Soldiers

      www.child-soldier.org 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.
    • Social Issues: Child Soldiers - Vision

      www.vision.org/visionmedia/social-issues/child-soldiers/6684.aspx Social Issues Child Soldiers Fall 2008 Issue “Most evidence suggests that ordinary children, faced with the extraordinary circumstances of combat, are capable of ...
    • 11 Facts About Child Soldiers | DoSomething.org | Volunteer ...

      www.dosomething.org/facts/11-facts-about-child-soldiers Child soldiers are any children under the age of 18 who are recruited by a state or non-state armed group and used as fighters, cooks, suicide bombers, human shields ...
    • Children as soldiers - UNICEF

      www.unicef.org/sowc96/2csoldrs.htm Children as soldiers. Most child casualties are civilians. But one of the most deplorable developments in recent years has been the increasing use of young children ...
    • Child Soldiers | World Vision

      www.worldvision.org/about-us/media-center/child-soldiers Around the world, an estimated 250,000 children—some as young as 7—are involved in armed conflicts. Children are exploited in state-run armies, paramilitaries ...
    • For Child Soldiers, Every Day Is A Living Nightmare

      www.forbes.com/sites/.../for-child-soldiers-every-day-is-a-living-nightmare We needn't wait for conflicts to end for children to be removed from armed organizations.