Mali: Children Take Up Guns


Aid agencies and human rights groups are warning that children as young as 11 are being recruited by the warren sides in Mali to man checkpoints, gather intelligence and search vehicles.
  • Mali:  Children Take Up Guns

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 8 October 2012

    Children as young as 14 are joining military training camps run by militias in southern Mali preparing to fight Islamist groups in the north. At the same time, Islamist groups in ... read more »

Despite difficult conditions, children found time to play.