Blood Diamonds & Child Soldiers

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Worldwide, hundreds of thousands of children under 18 have been affected by armed conflict. Girls and boys illegally and under force, participate in combat where often they are injured or killed. Others are used as spies, messengers, porters, & servants - they are called child soldiers. The problem is mostly in Africa, where children as young as 9 have been involved in armed conflicts. This problem exists in some Asian countries and in parts of Latin America, Europe, and the Middle East. B...

  • Member since April 17, 2012