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14 May 2018

Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2018: [NAME CHANGED] Albertine, 16, currently lives at a UNICEF-supported reintegration centre for children formerly associated with armed groups, in the Kasaï region – where violent conflict has put children on the frontline. The fighting has inflicted a heavy toll on children, who are being used by militias to fight and kill, and as human shields. “We learn here to be polite, to respect each other and also how to protect and raise our future children,” Agnes says.

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