CHILD SOLDIERS Uganda 1
HISTORY: UGANDAN CONFLICT http://www.hrw.org/reports/2003/uganda0703/uganda0703a-06.htm#P1459_255219 http://www.hrw.org/re...
ONE HORRIFIC EXPERIENCE <ul><li>“ Early on when my brothers and I were captured, the LRA explained to us that all five bro...
STATISTICS   out of 301 soldiers studied http://www.essex.ac.uk/armedcon/story_id/000178.pdf
WHY USE CHILDREN? <ul><li>They are: </li></ul><ul><li>vulnerable  </li></ul><ul><li>emotionally and physically immature </...
REHABILITATION EFFORTS   http://www.yapi.org/rpchildsoldierrehab.pdf
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FEMALE SEX SLAVES <ul><li>In Uganda captured girls are given to high ranking military officers as wives.  </li></ul><ul><l...
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Works Cited <ul><li>1-  http://www.wcc-coe.org/wcc/what/jpc/echoes/pictures/ChildSold.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>2- http://www....
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0741568 Child Soldiers of Uganda

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This slide show is about the abduction of child soldiers, female sex slaves, and the general reasons for their use in Uganda, along with a brief history of the conflict itself.

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  1. 1. CHILD SOLDIERS Uganda 1
  2. 2. HISTORY: UGANDAN CONFLICT http://www.hrw.org/reports/2003/uganda0703/uganda0703a-06.htm#P1459_255219 http://www.hrw.org/reports/2003/uganda0703/uganda0703a-04.htm#P518_87044 <ul><li>Ugandan civil war started in 1980’s </li></ul><ul><li>Lords Resistance Army (LRA) rebel group led by Joseph Kony </li></ul><ul><li>Kony is known for his brutality against his abductees </li></ul><ul><li>North Western Uganda most effected by rebel attacks </li></ul><ul><li>Children abducted in villages often during the night </li></ul><ul><li>Children often leave their families every night to travel to safe communes this is known as the “Night Commutes” </li></ul><ul><li>Most families move to protective camps, which are only somewhat protective </li></ul><ul><li>Longest civil war in Africa almost 23 years </li></ul>
  3. 3. ONE HORRIFIC EXPERIENCE <ul><li>“ Early on when my brothers and I were captured, the LRA explained to us that all five brothers couldn’t serve in the LRA because we would not perform well. So they tied up my two younger brothers and invited us to watch. Then they beat them with sticks until two of them died. They told us it would give us strength to fight. My youngest brother was nine years old.” - Martin, recruited by the Lord’s Resistance Army in Uganda at age twelve http://www.hrw.org/campaigns/crp/voices.html </li></ul>
  4. 4. STATISTICS out of 301 soldiers studied http://www.essex.ac.uk/armedcon/story_id/000178.pdf
  5. 5. WHY USE CHILDREN? <ul><li>They are: </li></ul><ul><li>vulnerable </li></ul><ul><li>emotionally and physically immature </li></ul><ul><li>hoping for food and security </li></ul><ul><li>impressionable </li></ul><ul><li>too young to resist or understand </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.hrw.org/campaigns/crp/fact_sheet.html </li></ul>2
  6. 6. REHABILITATION EFFORTS http://www.yapi.org/rpchildsoldierrehab.pdf
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  8. 8. FEMALE SEX SLAVES <ul><li>In Uganda captured girls are given to high ranking military officers as wives. </li></ul><ul><li>These girls are typically raped, impregnated and physically abused. </li></ul><ul><li>They are as young as 12 when captured. </li></ul>5
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  10. 10. Works Cited <ul><li>1- http://www.wcc-coe.org/wcc/what/jpc/echoes/pictures/ChildSold.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>2- http://www.foxnews.com/images/180132/0_22_101305_child_soldier3.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>3-http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.childsoldiers.net/_childsoldiers/images/lira/lira01-0.JPG </li></ul><ul><li>4-http://www.childsoldiers.net/_childsoldiers/images/lira/lira05-0.JPG </li></ul><ul><li>5- http://bp1.blogger.com/_gj4SzXyG-fk/RyjmWi1NRpI/AAAAAAAAArk/-nVwzPV5dIM/s1600-h/ugandan+children.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>6- http://www.congopanorama.info/images/congo2.jpg </li></ul>

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