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Kony abducts children - makes the boys soldiers and the girls become slaves

A female soldier in the government army in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: New staffing, improved training and other reforms are needed so that Africa’s security forces can better protect women.

Female freedom fighter from the Congo, similar to the kidnappers/terrorists aboard "The Majesty - Into The Fog"

The insouciance of a child soldier drunk, enrolled among combatants of President Charles Taylor during the battle for Monrovia. Child soldiers were often drugged prior to facing combat by commanders, they where given drugs such as cocaine and amphetamines to make them fight and then hashish, marijuana and alcohol to calm and numb them.

The insouciance of a child soldier drunk, enrolled among combatants of President…

These insurgents terrorized rural Sierra Leone in an effort to control the nations diamond mines. Aided by factions of the National Patriotic Front of Liberia, these groups committed horrific atrocities which included forcing children to become soldiers, amputations of limbs and cannibalism of enemies, including peacekeepers and United Nations personnel

These insurgents terrorized rural Sierra Leone in an effort to control the nations diamond mines. These are what seem to be the Rebels. They raid people for what they don't have.

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As much as I complain about America, this could have been my son.

A child soldier in the Democratic Republic of Congo. British-manufactured arms could be sold there.

Nations using child soldiers are invited to British arms fair

Nations using child soldiers are invited to British arms fair British-made weapons could be used to target children in war zones

An African child soldier is holding his AK47 rifle with a knife in his hand. Warlords use children as soldiers because they are easier to condition and brainwash than adults.

Invisible Children - Child soldiers in Africa’s longest running war - Northern Uganda.

“You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.”  ― John Lennon

Children from Uganda Africa are abducted from their homes and forced to become child soldiers and sex slaves. Join the movement, Kony 2012

A young soldier with the NPFL (National Patriotic Front of Liberia) rebels in Monrovia, Liberia. April 22, 1996. © Patrick Robert/Sygma/Corbis

A young soldier with the NPFL (National Patriotic Front of Liberia) rebels in Monrovia, Liberia.

A young anti-Balaka combattant stands guard in a street of the Cattin district of Bangui, Central African Republic, on January 18, 2014. (Eric Feferberg/AFP)

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC, Bangui : A young anti-Balaka combattant stands guard in a street of the Cattin district of Bangui, on January two days before the election of the next interim president of Centrafrica.

Sudan. Military Use of Children. Although children are used in military roles throughout the world (generally defined as those under 15 years), over half can be found in Africa.

Although children are used in military roles throughout the world (generally defined as those under 15 years), over half can be found in Africa.

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