The recruitment and use of children in
armed conflict is taking place in more than one dozen countries around
the world, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon states in a new report
calling for further measures to combat the scourge.
The practice continues in Afghanistan,
Burundi, Chad, the Central African Republic (CAR), Colombia, the Democratic
Republic of the Congo (DRC), Myanmar, Nepal, the Philippines, Somalia,
Sudan, Sri Lanka and Uganda, Mr. Ban notes in his latest report on children