29/08/2012 – Thousands of child soldiers are serving with armed groups in the Central African Republic. While the United Nations is assisting some of these children, helping them regain their lost childhoods is not always easy.
17/08/2012 – Children as young as 12 are reported to have been recruited by the M23 group of rebel soldiers operating in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
14/08/2012 – A new report by Reuters shows the difficulties former child combatants in Colombia face when returning to civilian life.
09/08/2012 – One expert predicts we’ll see more female and child suicide bombers. Children as young as six years old have been told to carry out suicide attacks in Afghanistan.
07/08/2012 – Rebel forces in Mali have recruited hundreds of child soldiers, say child rights activists. Citizen groups of young men and women are now training to take on the rebels with the army’s help.