Children and armed groups

In South Sudan

Some 19,000 children are used by armed forces and armed groups
UNICEF South Sudan

UNICEF estimates that some 19,000 children are used by armed forces and armed groups in South Sudan- a grave violation of children's rights.

Some 19,000 children are used by armed forces and armed groups

James was abducted by an armed group and forced to fight

James, previously associated with an armed group is now back at school

James is no longer with the group, find out how he is doing today

Mary's son was abducted and used by an armed group. Mary thought she would never see her son again.

Mary, was living her worst nightmare when James was abducted.

Did you know that girls are also used by armed forces and armed groups?

Girls are also used by armed forces and armed groups and some are struggling with reintegration
UNICEFSouthSudan/Holt

Mary is completing school in Yambio as part of the UNICEF reintegration programme for children used by armed forces and armed groups.

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