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African Child Soldiers

Saving Children's Lives by Stopping Illicit Weapons Worldwide

Emmanuel Jal | Posted 05.15.2013 | Impact
Emmanuel Jal

We had rules against killing civilians, but unfortunately that is not always the case. Children are forced to do horrible things that destroy their innocence and scar their souls forever.

Malian Child Soldier Tells His Tale From Prison

AP | RUKMINI CALLIMACHI | Posted 01.26.2013 | World

SEVARE, Mali -- The boy sits with his knees tucked under his chest on the concrete floor of the police station here, his adolescent face a tableau of ...

Our Own Child Soldiers

Aldo Civico | Posted 05.29.2011 | Books
Aldo Civico

What if we look at the life of gang members through the experience of child soldiers in Africa? Is the experience of children manipulated and dragged into war all that different from the one of teenagers recruited by gangs in our own cities?

Child Soldiers

The Independent | Posted 03.07.2012 | World

The first time I met Ojok Charles it was August 2006. I was travelling in central and east Africa, specifically Uganda, on the border with the Democra...