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    • Child Soldiers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
    • Child Soldiers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
      • There has been a civil war in the Democratic Republic of the Congo since 1998.
      • The war is the world's deadliest conflict since World War II, killing 5.4 million people.
      • The sides are fighting for control of valuable resources like diamonds and tantalum (used in mobile phones).
      • Child soldiers are used by most sides in the conflict.
      • The DRC has one of the largest numbers of child soldiers (estimated at 30,000). Some are as young as nine.
      • 1/3 of the soldiers are young girls.
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