How militants in Iraq and Syria recruit and use children

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  • 2018•02•14     washingtonpost.com

    An excerpt from the article by washingtonpost.com:

    In a new study for United Nations University, I analyze patterns of child recruitment by 10 of the major armed groups participating in the geographically linked conflicts in Syria and Iraq. I found that while children’s pathways into and out of armed groups are rarely linear and their roles are fluid, we still see several patterns.