Date:16.06.2016, 22:47 Children were also used by government forces in Chad, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Somalia, Sudan, Uganda and Yemen. Palestinian children were used on several occasions as human shields by the Israeli defence forces, and a few British under-18s were. From 2005 the UN reported an overall reduction in child-soldier recruitment and use by armed forces and groups a consequence of a decrease in the number of active fighting zones, the progressive incorporation of armed groups into the national army and. Former child soldiers faced intimidation and harassment by FARDC members, including non-respect for their official demobilization certificates. 21 Armed Groups: Child recruitment in armed units loyal to Laurent Nkunda Child soldiers were actively recruited and used in hostilities by FARDC brigades. Active targeting of children, often from deprived backgrounds, raises questions on the depth of these governments' commitment to child protection and whether such recruitment can be genuinely voluntary. "2012 will mark the tenth anniversary of the enactment of the international treaty. An estimated 7,000 child soldiers remained in government forces and armed groups, including foreign armed groups mostly to be found in the eastern provinces of Equateur, Ituri, Katanga, North and South Kivu, and Maniema.
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