By Logan and Garret
Child Soldiers Epidemic in Africa
- In 2000, they estimated over 300,000 were being used in armed conflict.
- Boys are used as soldiers or cooks
- Girls are used as slaves, doing what ever their leader wishes them to do
- Boys die from large infections if they lose an arm or leg because they do not receive proper care when wounded
- If a child becomes a mindless killer, there are no means to straighten him because those people can not afford therapy
- The boys are beaten for everything, if a leader thinks their knees are too low in a march even!
- Leaders of parties choose kids because it is easier to bend them when they hav eno morale values, unlike adults
This child is young, yet still he holds a gun like a toy.
This is a long line of young kids recruited for the army.
Just a Boy
This young child isn't even big enough to hold a gun and they force him to.