In 2019 alone, militia groups recruited nearly 8000 child soldiers, some as young as six. One of the countries where children are most at risk is the Central African Republic. Deutsche Welle has visited a project aiming to rehabilitate such children.
14 Nov 2018
833 child soldiers have been released from a militia group fighting against the Islamist militant group, Boko Haram in northeast Nigeria.
25 Jun 2017
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson planning to remove Iraq and Myanmar from a list denouncing the world's worst offenders in the use of child soldiers.