Child Soldiers: The Role of Children in Armed Conflicts

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Child Soldiers: The Role of Children in Armed Conflicts

By Guy Goodwin-Gill and Ilene Cohn
Oxford University Press, 1994
228 pp. $39.95
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This study for the Henry Dunant Institute in Geneva documents and suggests remedies for the pervasive use of children as soldiers. The spread of insurrectionary war and simple chaos in various parts of the world is conducive to the use of children--as American soldiers recently learned in Somalia. The photographs of child combatants herein are wrenching.