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More than 5,000 child soldiers released in 2017, but tens of thousands still being used in conflict
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Sunday, 11 February 2018
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The global commitment to end the use of children in armed conflict led to the release and reintegration of more than 5,000 children in 2017, but tens of thousands of boys and girls are still being recruited, kidnapped, and forced to fight or work for military groups or armed forces at “alarming rates,” according to the United Nations.

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