Submission to the Committee on the Rights of the Child on child recruitment and reintegration

Child Soldiers International presented this report to the Committee on the Rights of the Child in June 2016. It describes progress made by the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in preventing child recruitment and providing reintegration assistance to girls formerly associated with armed forces and armed groups.

In January-February 2016, a Child Soldiers International research team spent six weeks in North-East DRC to assess programmes for the reintegration of children formerly associated with armed groups, in particular to understand obstacles to the effective reintegration of girls in their communities. This document sets out our preliminary findings and recommendations.

Download this report here.