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    Child Soldiers In War

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    In a significant part of the world, there are many countries that recruit child to become soldiers against their will. Child soldiers are being utilized to commit horrendous actions that people would not believe could be done by just kids. The United States should intervene in wars where child soldiers are being used ,because they are transformed against their will,being killed and the ones who survived are more likely to become psychopaths. Firstly, It is very hard to understand that

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    Child Soldiers in Africa

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    African’s have struggled with child soldiers for many years. Child soldiers are used all throughout Africa. That includes Mozambique, Somalia, Congo and Uganda. The Central African Region (CAR) is the most known vicinity that employs child soldiers due to the viral video released in 2012, by an organization called “The Invisible Children”. The focus of this video was on the notorious Lord’s Resistance Army leader, Joseph Kony. The video helped spread awareness about child soldiers but there are many other

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    Uganda's Child Soldiers

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    A child soldier is a child who has been abducted and forced to fight in a conflict in which they would not typically be involved in. Child soldiers have their relatively normal childhood taken away if they are abducted. Instead of playing with the other children, they are forced to murder them. Many are forced to watch the people they once knew be tortured and they may even take part in the act. Child soldiers are internationally banned, yet many countries still utilize them to this day. Uganda is

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    Child Soldiers in Africa

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    having to wake up every single day knowing that you will have to take away innocent lives that day. Well, for some kids in Africa, this is a sad, twisted reality. According to the United Nations Children Funds, known as UNICEF, defines a child soldier as “any child- boy or girl- under eighteen years of age, who is a part of any kind of regular or irregular armed force or armed group in any capacity.”(Kaplan, cfr.org) For Africa, this is a very problematic area since many children are often part of

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    Eassy On Child Soldiers

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    kidnap men, women, and children, recruiting them as soldiers and slaves. Helpless victims are forced into war by the worst of the worst. Kids are being given drugs to make them more vulnerable to manipulation. Families murdered by guns and bombs. With no food, there is no choice but to join the terrorist to survive. Young and vulnerable, kidnapped by soldiers and recruited by force. Too young to understand the action of their kills. Child soldiers should be given

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    Child Soldiers Since 1998 over 100000 child soldiers have been released from armed groups and that is just a few of the many more children that have been abducted by rebels and other military groups. These children are forced to fight for these groups and in return the children get drugs and get addicted so they will come back to their groups to get more. The use of Child soldiers is horrific but the history of the problem does not go back too far but the extent of the problem today has been

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    Child Soldiers in Uganda

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    Child Soldiers in Uganda How would you feel if you or your child was forcibly kidnapped or abducted by the savage Lord’s Resistance Army in northern Uganda? Where your only option that you are given are to kill or to be killed and the only thing you get in return for risking your life is five dollars and maybe another week to live well this is a sad, but true reality for most Ugandan children. Almost 300,000 child soldiers within the last couple of years have been recruited As well as being

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    The Pain of a Child Soldier

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    Throughout the two novels, The Bite of the Mango, and A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier, there are two main characters, Mariatu Kamara and Ishmael Beah that are greatly impacted by the civil war in Sierra Leone. Both characters were damaged physically and psychologically. Mariatu Kamara sustained the worse injuries of the two characters affected by the war. While Mariatu was evading the rebel soldiers, she spent a large amount of time traveling alone, even while she was wounded. After Mariatu

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    Recruitment of Child Soldiers

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    playgrounds, not battlegrounds. The use of child soldiers is one of the most egregious human right violations of our times" affirms Rep. Jeff Fortenberry after witnessing a human tragedy, of children who were forced into military service. Today, an estimated 300,000 children under the age 18 are participating in armed conflicts worldwide. Approximately 20 countries, including The United States of America actively recruits children under age 18. Most children soldiers range in age from 15 to 17 years old

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    Child soldiers are a rapidly evolving problem throughout the globe. The United Nations (UN) has tried to enforce many different policies, they are still trying to make child soldiers illegal. The definition of child soldiers itself is a very simple concept to grasp, but the evidence behind it is the more important part. The UN has defined child soldiers as ¨A child associated with an armed force or armed group refers to any person below 18 years of age who is, or who has been, recruited or used

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