Being A Child Solider

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Child solider are any children under the age of 18 who are recruited by a state or non-state armed group and used as fighters, cooks, suicide bombers, human shields, messengers, spies, or for sexual purposes. My opinion is that child soldiers isn’t such a good idea because they are using girls for example “ Most child soldiers are boys, but girl make up a substantial minority and constitute about 40% of the population of child soldiers ,however , girls are much more vulnerable to abuse and are used mostly used for sexual purposes by male soldiers , in some countries girls are raped or are taken to military commanders to become their wives. This shows me that the girls are basically getting sexualy used. I think the girls were really in a difficult place because their was a lot of guys and they secualy abused the girls that were a child solider. Some child soldiers volunteer for the money as well the text states that “Being a solider is also a way of earning money”. I think that most solider were poor and needed money for themselves i infer that is the reason some child soldier decided to volunteer. Also most child soldiers are forced to be fighting, “it is wrong to say that all child soldiers are forced into fighting”. I think it was really wrong for them to do this because why would they force them to fight and kill people …show more content…

“Child soldiers are often victims of war themselves”. They were forced to fight because child soldiers are just children and they put themselves in a really hard position and they were abused aswell, “even though the child himself will probably have suffered abuse as well”. In my thinking, i think that getting children to be a soldier is illegal because why in the world would they pick children to be a soldier. “Moreover, they are already breaking the law by using child soldiers just because the child faces a risk of

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