5 June, 2009
EU Guidelines on children and armed conflict estimate that during the past ten years, armed conflicts have killed over two million children and physically maimed an additional six million.
A report which has been released by the UN Secretary General noted that evidence suggest that children are increasingly being recruited by armed groups.
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