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At any given time, about 300,000 children between ages 8 and 18—40 percent of them females—are exploited as child fighters in conflicts in Africa, Asia and South America. Despite a congressional ban, the U.S. sends military aid to some of the countries involved.

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Injustice doesn’t have the same meaning for the average reader of this site as it does for a child who has grown up in precarious conditions, subjected to racism, a lack of emotional education and cultural training. Injustice doesn’t have the same meaning for the average reader of this site as it does for a child who has been forced to work.

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