UNICEF says more children are recruited into armed conflict in West, Central Africa: Karin Heissler

UNICEF says more children are recruited into armed conflict in West, Central Africa: Karin Heissler

United Nations Children’s Agency, UNICEF says more children are being recruited into armed conflict in West and Central Africa than anywhere else in the world. The agency says they are being used as fighters as well as messengers, spies, cooks, cleaners, guards and porters in countries from Mali to the Democratic Republic of Congo. For more on this, we are joined by UNICEF’s Regional Adviser Child Protection for West and Central Africa, Karin Heissler.

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