Archive for February 20th, 2023


The Use of Child Soldiers: Children of Conflict

Human Wrongs Watch

By René Wadlow – TRANSCEND Media Service*

12 February is the United Nations sponsored International Day Against the Use of Child Soldiers.  Efforts to counter the use of persons under 18 years of age in the military began with non-governmental efforts in 1979 – which the U.N. had proclaimed as “The International Year of the Child”.

Child soldiers in Uganda. [Source:]

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