Study exposes new forms of human rights violations vs children

The Philippine Star

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has committed “new forms” of human rights violations against children by labeling them “child soldiers,” a report by a child welfare group said Friday.

This as the United Nations Secretary General’s Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict will be visiting the Philippines for four days beginning tomorrow to ascertain the impact of the conflict on Filipino children and the association of children with armed groups.

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