Toy Soldiers

The children of war

Facts about child soldiers

-Africa is the #1 place where child soldiers are mostly used

-Over 2500,000 children under 18 fighting in wars

-Some are forced and some enter the army to help their families

-Girls as well as boys fight as children in wars

-Children are also used for suicide missions agents their own families

-Girl soldiers are often thought of as "sex slaves"

-Girls are highly valued by the military

-Children are exposed to exploded bombs,shells and grenades

-Most of the children lose their chances to get a job,an education and have a successful future

-Their are used by government and armed forces

-If they live they are rejected by their families and communities

-Girl soldiers are the hardest to rehabilitate after war is over