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G6 - Human Rights & Wrongs: Child soldiers

Books - Child soldiers

SDG16: Peace & Justice

Online sources - Child soldiers

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Child soldiers in the Congo (DRC)

Child Soldiers in Somalia

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Video - Somalia's Child Soldiers

"Children, some as young as 9, are being recruited to become soldiers by Somalia's government, which is partially funded by the U.S. taxpayer." (4min long)

Videos - The Music of a War Child

For five years, young Emmanuel Jal fought as a child soldier in the Sudan. Rescued by an aid worker, he's become an international hip-hop star and an activist for kids in war zones. In words and lyrics, he tells the story of his amazing life. (18min long)