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Girl Soldiers: Forgotten Casualties of War

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 11:35
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By Pat Hynes

At any given time, about 300,000 children between the ages of 8 and 18—40 percent of whom are girls—are exploited as child soldiers in conflicts in Africa, Asia and Colombia. Despite a congressional ban, the U.S. sends military aid to some of these countries.

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