Child soldiers in africa

Human Rights Research Assignment.... By,Tessa Taylor

History of child soldiers in Sierre Leone


From 1993-2002 RUF used child soldier giving them drugs and guns to attack villages and guard workers in diamond fields.


Legacies of imperilism in sierre leone

Sierra Leon became independent of the British empire in 1961." Political instability over the following decades eventually led to the Sierra Leone Civil War,[7] which began in 1991 and was resolved in 2002 when the United Nations led by Britain defeated the rebel forces and installed a civillian government."

Child soldiers are the victims