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The Use of Child Soldiers Must Stop


Where are these child soldiers located
Why do children become soldiers
What children are used for as soldiers
What becomes of these child soldiers
Who becomes soldiers
What can the Canadian Government do

There are approximately 300 000 children under the age of 18 serving as soldiers around the world. Some of these children are only eight years old. There are more than thirty countries in which child soldiers are present. There are currently 33 on-going or recent conflicts involving children used as soldiers. Child soldiers suffer higher casualties than adults due to lack of maturity and lack of experience.



Stop the use of child soldiers