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My Gun Is As Tall As Me: Children Soldiers In Burma

burma soldiersBurma is the country where large number of violation of children’s rights takes place. It is the country which has so many forces and these forces are recruiting the children who are under the age of fifteen. The book covers several forces in Burma and the children’s recruitment – those who’re under fifteen and below the legal age. After the children convention it was decided that the children should be recruited in the armed forces whose age limit started from 18 and are voluntarily be the part of children soldiers when they are used as the volunteers for war for example as the messengers and many other functions.

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Child Soldiers in Africa: A Book by Alcinda Honwana

Africa Child Soldiers Programs promoting the demobilization of soldiers and their reintegration in to the civil society recognize that boys who grew up in the militias face special problems. They have been socialized in to violence rather then in to identities develop through work and family in peace able time their relatives and co villagers recognize that young man who have been changes in to instruments of death must be transformed in order to return to family and community life they face risks and pose dangers to themselves and others.recruitment and initiation chapter in book. Read more on Child Soldiers in Africa: A Book by Alcinda Honwana…