Child Soldiers In Today's War

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Child soldiers are a new international problem but an old situation. Child combatants are fighting in today’s wars, they are used by many types of groups from insurgencies to military forces. It was common for the armies of the world to recruit children into their ranks. This practice was abandoned when nations started to use professional armies instead of citizens to fight their wars. It has shifted to armed groups and recruitment of children. Some examples include guerilla movements, religious militants, and global terrorist’s network. As an act of slavery, children are used as fighters, suicide bombers, human shields, as well as messengers. The most persistent users and recruiters of child soldiers vary in different locations around the
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