Child Soldiers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Child Soldiers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo <ul><li>There has been a civil war in the Democratic Republic of th...
Success Criteria <ul><li>Completed three rows in detail. </li></ul><ul><li>Pasted the table into your books </li></ul>
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Child soldiers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Child soldiers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

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

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