·Any person under 18 years old. ·The child soldiers are part of any forced or armed group. ·They do different things:cook,carry messages,fight, spy,carry water.
·They are abducted in the street, taken from classrooms and refugee camps. ·Recruiting child soldiers is common in many conflicts around the world. ·Some children enter voluntarily in groups after the disintegration of their families. ·The recruiters often send these kids to training camps with adults to receive military indoctrination.
·An estimated 300,000 children are currently participating in armed conflicts in over 35 Countries, on almost every continent. ·Although most child soldiers are adolescents, there are from seven years old.
Recently, there has been a strong international movement to end this practice.
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