WN0844040 - Child Soldiers

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raising awareness about children under 18 in armed and rebel forces.

MUSIC; Eminem: Like Toy Soldier

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WN0844040 - Child Soldiers

  1. 1. Loss of Innocence
  2. 2. <ul><li>2003: 500,000 children served in army/ rebel groups </li></ul><ul><li>Conflicts have created 1 million orphans </li></ul><ul><li>10 million children have serious psychological trauma </li></ul><ul><li>Child soldiers are often given drugs to help them cope with their emotions making it easier for them to kill. </li></ul><ul><li>Over 50 countries recruit children (under age 18) into their armed forces </li></ul>
  3. 5. <ul><li>Poverty </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Only option </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Naïve </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Don’t know between right & wrong </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy to Manipulate </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Forced </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Die or Join </li></ul></ul>
  4. 6. <ul><li>&quot;I did bad things in the bush and I saw very bad things done to both children and adults” (BBC) </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Alhaji from rebel group from Sierra Leone </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>“ Other trainees, if they were caught trying to run away, their hands and feet were beaten with a bamboo stick and then put in shackles and beaten and poked again and again and they then were taken to the lock up.” </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Boy from Myanmur, abducted at 13. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>“ One boy tried to escape, but he was caught. They made him eat a mouthful of red pepper, and five people were beating him.” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Susan 12, Uganda </li></ul></ul>
  5. 7. <ul><li>Emmanuel Jal, former Ugandan child soldier raps: </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;My dreams are like torment,
My every moment.
Voices of my brain
Of friends that were slain,
Friends who died by my side of starvation
In the burning jungle and the desert plain.” </li></ul>
  6. 8. # of children (under 18) Country Year
  7. 10. <ul><li>SLIDE : WHAT: REFERENCE: </li></ul><ul><li>1 Picture http://labspace.open.ac.uk/file.php/1962/Figure-14.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>2 Picture http://www.soschildrensvillages.org.uk/imgs/content/sudan-child-soldier.jpg </li></ul><ul><li> Stats http://se2.isn.ch/serviceengine/FileContent? </li></ul><ul><li>serviceID=7&fileid=3F78F722-5602-D069-F013-F8BEC51E605A&lng=en </li></ul><ul><li>3 Information http://se2.isn.ch/serviceengine/FileContent? </li></ul><ul><li>serviceID=7&fileid=3F78F722-5602-D069-F013-F8BEC51E605A&lng=en </li></ul><ul><li>4 Map www.hrw.org/campaigns/ crp/crp-map.htm </li></ul><ul><li>5 Picture http://www.discoverthejourney.org/blog/images/drc/drc-2.jpg </li></ul><ul><ul><li>6 Stories www.un.org/works/goingon/soldiers/goingon_soldiers.html </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> Picture http://three65.files.wordpress.com/2008/04/child-soldier-afghanistan.jpg </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>7 Picture 1 http://www.noblepr.co.uk/Press_Releases/ada/images/warchild/ss6.jpg </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> Picture 2 http://www.anaimation.com/web_publicity/sonic_360/december_2007 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>/images/emmanuel_jal.jpg </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> Quote http://www.cnn.com/2007/WORLD/africa/10/10/dougherty.rapper/index.html </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>8 Information http://en.kindernothilfe.org/multimedia/kmdb/%5B005%5D/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5811_326x397_326x397_114x2-width-326-height-397-view_image-1-called_by- </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>knhfs-original_site--original_page-105.jpg </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>9 Picture 1 http://library.thinkquest.org/06aug/01032/images/pic8.jpg </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> Picture 2 http://www.ntpi.org/assets/images/youth1a.jpg </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> Picture 3 http://en.kindernothilfe.org/multimedia/kmdb/%5B005%5D/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5811_326x397_326x397_114x2-width-326-height-397-view_image-1-called_by- </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>knhfs-original_site--original_page-105.jpg </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> Picture 4 http://news.bbc.co.uk/nol/shared/spl/hi/pop_ups/04/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>africa_sierra_leone0s_civil_war/img/1.jpg </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> Picture 5 http://digmedia.asu.edu/michelle/wp-content/uploads/child-soldier.jpg MUSIC: EMINEM: LIKE TOY SOLDIER </li></ul></ul>

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