CHILD SOLDIERS

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ARTICLES/INFORMATION/RESEARCH
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UN: 'Unspeakable suffering' for Syria's children
Washington Post, February 05, 2013

Adama Drabo, Malian Child Soldier, Illustrates Dirty War With A Complicated Enemy
Huffington Post, January 26, 2013

Congolese Warlord Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison
While this article sounds great, if you look closely, you'll see that he'll be back in business, soon. Probably in the same place. (And how's that hunt for Joseph Kony going?)
ABC News, July 10, 2012

Afghans Plan to Stop Recruiting Children as Police
New York Times, January 29, 2011

Mexico Arrests US Boy Alleged to Be Drug Cartel Hit Man
An example of how "child soldiers" can also be "soldiers" for criminal cartels
AOL News, December 03, 2010

Former Liberian president takes stand in war crimes trial
China View, July 14, 2009

20,000 Uganda Children Abducted
CNN, October 22, 2004

From Cradle to Grave
Latin America Press, October 02, 2002

Kids Forced to Kill
Newsday, June 03, 2002

Return to Freetown
CNN Presents, May 21, 2002

Britain Bans Boy Soldiers Going To War
Daily Telegraph, March 29, 2002

Child Soldier Asks UN For Help
BBC News, November 21, 2001

The Child Soldiers
TIME Asia, November 12, 2001

Violence Against Children Worldwide
Report from Human Rights Watch, September 2001, regarding sexual and physical violence against children worldwide

When Children Go to War
New York Times, June 18, 2001

Report Slams Use of Child Soldiers
Reuters, June 12, 2001

War in Sierra Leone Loosens Its Grip on Child Soldiers
New York Times, May 26, 2001

Congo: Don't Execute Child Soldiers
Human Rights Watch, May 02, 2001

Child Soldiers In The Firing Line
BBC News, April 08, 2001

UN Finds Congo Child Soldiers
BBC News, February 21, 2001

14 Girl Soldiers Among 18 Rebels Killed in Sri Lanka
Radio Australia, December 25, 2000

Child Abductions for Slave Soldiering in Uganda
Report from Amnesty International regarding Ugandan children and youth abducted and forced to become soldiers (1999)

Children at Both Ends of the Gun
Excerpt from the UNICEF report, "Impact of Armed Conflict on Children" (1996)

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ORGANIZATIONS/AGENCIES
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Amnesty International
5 Penn Plaza, 16th Floor
New York, NY 10001
Phone: (212) 807 8400
www.amnestyusa.org/children/soldiers/

CDI's Children & Armed Conflict Project
Center for Defense Information
1779 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 332-0600
www.cdi.org/program/index.cfm?programid=21
Program from the Center for Defense Information regarding children and war.

Coalition to Stop the Use of Child Soldiers
International Secretariat
4th floor, 9 Marshalsea Road
London SE1 1EP
United Kingdom
Phone: 20 7367 4110
www.child-soldiers.org
International coalition of NGOs dedicated to ending the use of child soldiers worldwide.

Human Rights Watch
350 Fifth Avenue, 34th floor
New York, NY 10118-3299
Phone: (212) 290-4700
www.hrwnyc@hrw.org
Human Rights Watch campaign against the use of child soldiers.

International Federation Terre Des Hommes
31 Ch. Franck Thomas
CH-1223 Cologny/Geneva
Switzerland
Phone: 22 736 33 72
www.terredeshommes.org

International Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement
Children Affected by Armed Conflict Program
19 avenue de la Paix
CH1202 Geneva Switzerland
Phone: 22 734 60 01
www.ifrc.org

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