February 2013

15 FebNew Initiative Sets Out to Prevent Child Soldiers


By: Nina DeVries FREETOWN— It’s been over a decade since the civil war ended in Sierra Leone.  During the war, 50,000…

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12 FebAnalysis: Girl child soldiers face new battles in civilian life


Original Article Link By: IRIN News JOHANNESBURG, 12 February 2013 (IRIN) – Girl child soldiers are often thought of only as…

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12 FebOnce a recruiter, Sierra Leone a leader in preventing child soldiers


Original Article Link By: LGen Roméo Dallaire and Dr. Shelly Whitman With French warplanes bombing Timbuktu, the recent announcement by Sierra…

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