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Child Soldiers What are basic dangers faced by child soldiers? Almost all child soldiers are constantly pressured with physical, mental, and emotional abuse. Also, sexual abuse is a very common practice of treatment towards minors of both sexes in any faction or political group. What does "DDR" stand for? "DDR" is a term used by the Coalition to stop the use of Child Soldiers which refers to the process "Disarmament, Demobilization, and Reintegration" for child soldiers. Why are girls considered child soldiers? Even though girls are usually recruited as sexual slaves, they always serve a military purpose as well, such as mine detectors. Child Soldiers facts: What is a Child Soldier? A child soldier is any person under the age of 18 who is a member of, or affliated with government armed forces or any other armed force, whether or not an armed conflict is going on. Why Children? Children are vulnerable to such recruitment because they are innocent and impressionable. However the most disturbing part of this issue is that children are forced to give expression to the hatred of adults. Quick Facts: Child Soldiers are active in approximately 17 countries around the world As of 2008, there are over 33 situations of conflict around the globe where children are being exploited to advance the agendas of adults. It has been estimated that over 2 million children have been killed in armed
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This note was uploaded on 06/06/2011 for the course ENGL 1102 taught by Professor Hitch during the Spring '08 term at Kennesaw.

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