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Eliminating the Use of Child Soldiers

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

As the leader of the United Nations peacekeeping force in Rwanda in 1994, Lieutenant-General Roméo Dallaire came face-to-face with child soldiers during the genocide there. Since then, the use of child soldiers has proliferated in conflicts around the world: they are cheap, plentiful, expendable, and loyal. In They Fight Like Soldiers, They Die Like Children: The Global Quest to Eradicate the Use of Child Soldiers, Dallaire looks at how the use of child soldiers can be eliminated.

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Roméo Dallaire

Comments [4]

Bernardo from Bogotá, Colombia

Romeo Dallaire is a hero of our days. He's a great human being. Thanks for all good job he does for all humanity.

May. 24 2011 03:29 PM

Mr. Dallaire is a source of true goodness in our world.

May. 24 2011 12:57 PM
herb from nyc

discuss the use of child suicide bombers, male & female, recruited by Moslem clerics & gov't officials, to kill Jewish civilians in Israel.

May. 24 2011 09:02 AM
Patrick from Bronx

Is there any sign of progress that the use of child soldiers in Africa and throughout the world is diminishing?

May. 24 2011 07:00 AM

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