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How Does War Affect Children?

by Agusta Kaifala, age 15, Freetown Secondary School for Girls (FFSG). Freetown, Sierra Leone

In a normal standing there is no child soldier but to some researchers a child soldier is regarded as a child combatant who has been abducted by rebels. In relation to this child soldier suffered .This make them to fight for food and other items. Secondly, some of them grow up without education and never been useful in society some became thieves, others amputated or amputate others. These are the ways the war affected the children.

 

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