Wednesday, August 02, 2006

Off Topic: Stop the use of Child Soldiers

Okay, I know I have been featuring many off topics lately; but these are very important issues; and as the news on the Bosnian front is static on occassion; I will highlight these issues.

One issue is that of child soldiers. Children are kidnapped into joining both government and rebel paramilitary; where they are often abused; physically, emotionally and sexually. They are trained to, and commit, heinous atrocities and crimes. The physical and psychological scars left on both perpetrator and victim is everlasting.

This resource center includes documents and other info on the use of child soldiers, as well as links to organizations that are trying to stop the use.

Please check them out.

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