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Burkina Faso sees more child soldiers as jihadi attacks rise
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Burkina Faso sees more child soldiers as jihadi attacks rise

DORI, Burkina Faso (AP) — Awoken by gunshots in the middle of the night, Fatima Amadou was shocked by what…
Child soldiers carried out Burkina Faso massacre, say UN and government
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Child soldiers carried out Burkina Faso massacre, say UN and government

OUAGADOUGOU, June 24 (Reuters) – A massacre in northeast Burkina Faso in which more than 130 people were killed this…
In South Sudan, a new approach in ending child soldiers’ use
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In South Sudan, a new approach in ending child soldiers’ use

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — After coming face to face with “unpredictable” gun-waving children almost 25 years ago, the former…
Cubs of the Caliphate: rehabilitating Islamic State’s child fighters
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Cubs of the Caliphate: rehabilitating Islamic State’s child fighters

While children who have been through war typically draw devastating pictures of the violence they have suffered, few show themselves…
Former child soldiers help Uganda’s rebel abductees heal
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Former child soldiers help Uganda’s rebel abductees heal

A brutal rebellion by the Lord’s Resistance Army brought years of suffering to northern Uganda. Tens of thousands of children…
Former child soldiers help Uganda’s rebel abductees heal
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Former child soldiers help Uganda’s rebel abductees heal

A brutal rebellion by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) brought years of suffering to northern Uganda. Tens of thousands of…
Yemen’s warring sides agree to release child prisoners: UN envoy
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Yemen’s warring sides agree to release child prisoners: UN envoy

The parties to over a year of civil war in Yemen have agreed to release all child prisoners they are…
Syrian war creates child refugees and child soldiers: UNICEF report
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Syrian war creates child refugees and child soldiers: UNICEF report

Syria's five-year-old conflict has created 2.4 million child refugees, killed many and led to the recruitment of children as fighters,…
Afghan children are being recruited to fight in war: UN
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Afghan children are being recruited to fight in war: UN

A United Nations official has condemned all sides in Afghanistan's conflict for using child soldiers, noting that while government forces…
UN: Central African Republic militias agree to free child soldiers
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UN: Central African Republic militias agree to free child soldiers

Armed factions in the Central African Republic have agreed to free all child soldiers and other children who may be…
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