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Child soldier recruitment flourishes amid coronavirus pandemic

More children could be pushed into joining armed groups in conflict zones as families face increasing poverty due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a top United Nations official warned Friday. The exact number of child soldiers is unknown, but in 2019 alone about 7,740 children – some as young as 6 – were recruited and used […]

“Child soldiers are cheaper to recruit”

In an exclusive interview with Iranian Kurdistan Human Rights Watch (IKHRW), Adam Ismail Ahmad, a Political Scientist and Founder of Connect African Development Project Initiative (CADPI2020), an NGO, Working On achieving Five thematic areas OF SDGs 4,3,1and 6 thus: Quality Education,Good Health,No Poverty and Clean Water and sanitation, examined the situation of child soldiers in […]