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CAR Sees Child Soldier Increase

A growing number of fighters in Central African Republic’s two year old civil war are children. It’s estimated there may be as many as 10-thousand child soldiers, four times more than when the conflict began. The charity organization Save the Children says both boys and girls are being recruited by former Seleka rebels and anti-balaka militias. Some of the kids are as young as eight. Véronique Aubert, Senior Conflict & Humanitarian Policy and Research Adviser for Save the...

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