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Media Highlight: Dalhousie program receives $3M to end child soldier use in South Sudan

Posted by Communications and Marketing on February 14, 2018 in Media Highlights

The Romé​o Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative at Dalhousie University is receiving $3 million from Global Affairs Canada to develop a program to end the recruitment and use of child soldiers in South Sudan.

A civil war broke out in South Sudan in 2013 and more than 19,000 children are thought to have been recruited by all sides since that time.

​Read full story (http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/dalhousie-program-receives-3m-to-end-child-soldier-use-in-south-sudan-1.4531421