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It is time to end the child soldier stereotype

It is time to end the child soldier stereotype

February 9, 2018 0

From Syria and the Democratic Republic of Congo to Myanmar and Nigeria, countless children remain trapped in armed conflict.   The UN Secretary General’s 2017 Report on Children and Armed Conflict names 56

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Philippines strives to end recruitment of child soldiers

Philippines strives to end recruitment of child soldiers

May 20, 2015 0

MANILA 20 May 2015 (IRIN) - The Philippines government has taken steps to make good on its pledged to stop the use of child soldiers by all official and non-state armed groups.

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Yemen’s power shift a setback for child soldier plan

Yemen’s power shift a setback for child soldier plan

carolyn.simon@hrc.org February 18, 2015 0

SANAA 18 February 2015 (IRIN) - The coming to power of Houthi rebels in Yemen could derail moves to end the use of child soldiers there, the UN Special Representative for Children and

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South Sudan’s child soldiers – a step backwards

South Sudan’s child soldiers – a step backwards

dan.rafter@hrc.org August 25, 2014 0

NAIROBI 25 August 2014 (IRIN) - The government of South Sudan signed an Action Plan with the UN in 2012 to end the use of child soldiers but there is evidence the ongoing

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Analysis: Girl child soldiers face new battles in civilian life

Analysis: Girl child soldiers face new battles in civilian life

February 12, 2013 0

JOHANNESBURG 12 February 2013 (IRIN) - Girl child soldiers are often thought of only as “sex slaves”, a term that glosses over the complex roles many play within armed groups and in some

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