Background

Improving Interactions Between Child Soldiers and Security Forces

Today, it is estimated that 250,000 child soldiers are taking part in armed conflicts around the world.1 In 2009, there were over 50 parties, state and non-state, listed by the Special Representative for the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict for using child soldiers.

No. of Pages:

3

Publication Date:

2012

Authors:

Dr. Shelly Whitman