Thailand as a country signed the Optional Protocol on the Involvement of Children in Armed Conflict in 2006. However, Thailand's Prime Minister Ingluck Shinawatra is aware of armed forces using child soldiers in her country, including her own government. A recent study by the Bangkok-based Working Group for Justice and Peace found evidence that child soldiers have been recruited from more than…
This Philippines is one of few countries that hasn't signed the Optional Protocol on the Involvement of Children in Armed Conflict, which would show that his country is committed to stopping the use of children in armed conflict. Rebel groups such as New People's Army (NPA) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) are in the Philippines and are using boys just older than 13 in conflict…
The main goal of this video was to make viewers care about the problem of child soldiers. I wanted to provide people horrific information…Read More
People should view this YouTube clip because it contains interviews of child soldiers who have broken away from the rebel groups. They tell…Read More
This is an image of young children being taught how to shoot a gun by their older companions.
This image shows young children around training with machine guns, preparing for armed conflict.
This is an image of a young male victim of an overnight raid by rebels and child soldiers. This young boy was sleeping until he heard…Read More