Child Soldiers International is an international human rights research and advocacy organisation. We seek to end the military recruitment and the use in hostilities ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 Fall 2008 Issue “Most evidence suggests that ordinary children, faced with the extraordinary circumstances of combat, are capable of ...
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. Most child casualties are civilians. But one of the most deplorable developments in recent years has been the increasing use of young children ...
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 ...
We needn't wait for conflicts to end for children to be removed from armed organizations.