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The Faces of Modern Slavery: Child Soldier


Fact Sheet
Office To Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons
December 3, 2012

   
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Charles was taken from his home when he was eight years old by men in a local militia. He was given little food, regularly beaten, and given a gun and forced to kill. He is a CHILD SOLDIER.

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