Colombia’s Ministry of Defense has a strategy to prevent child recruitment

Defense Minister, Juan Carlos Pinzón and senior military and police phased out a new strategy to prevent child recruitment by illegal group, El Espectador reports. This strategy is part of the Program for Humanitarian Attention to Demobilized peoples from the Ministry of Defense. So far this year (2011), more than 1,200 guerrilla fighters have demobilized, of which 130 belonged to FARC’s central bloc. Read Article

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