Tuesday, 20 May 2008
The plight of the child soldier
The horrific exploitation of children in war has been exposed in a report by Plan, a UK based charity working with children all over the world. The report concentrates on the plight of the girl soldiers and goes on the say that more than 100,000 girls some as young as nine are being forced to fight in wars all over the world. The girls are being abducted, raped and forced into service and have fought in conflicts in 38 countries over the last two decades.
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