Briefing on the situation of underage recruitment and use by armed forces and groups in Myanmar

Nearly a decade since international engagement on the issue first began and despite the signing of a Joint Action Plan to end the recruitment and use of children between the Myanmar government and the UN in June 2012, children continue to be present in the ranks of theTatmadaw Kyi (Myanmar army) and the Border Guard Forces, as well as armed opposition groups.

In this briefing, Child Soldiers International makes recommendations to the UN Security Council Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict, which, after nearly four years, is considering the issue of child soldiers in Myanmar.

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