'Children in Cape Flats Gangs Are Child Soldiers'

Dr Jino Mwaka, rector of the University of Sacred Heart in Uganda, has said at a dialogue on children trapped in violence on the Cape Flats that the concept of "child soldiers" needs to be expanded to include young people who are exposed to violence and trapped within their communities.

Calvin and Mikey (not their real names), seen here doing a gang salute, want to exit the gangs.

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