UN in Chad to check for child soldiers

Children and Armed Conflict official to make sure youths not part of upcoming Mali peacekeeping force.

    Leila Zerrougui, the UN Representative for Children and Armed Conflict, is in Chad on a mission to make sure children are not being recruited into the country's army.

    Chadian soldiers will make up part of a UN peacekeeping force that is due to be deployed to Mali soon. 

    Al Jazeera's James Bays reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Why Saudi-Israeli normalisation could be dangerous

    Why Saudi-Israeli normalisation could be dangerous

    Apart from being disastrous for Palestine, normalising relations with Israel could get Saudi Arabia in real trouble.

    Gender violence in India: 'Daughters are not a burden'

    Gender violence in India: 'Daughters are not a burden'

    With female foeticide still widespread, one woman tells her story of being mutilated for giving birth to her daughters.

    What is Mohammed bin Salman's next move?

    What is Mohammed bin Salman's next move?

    There are reports Saudi Arabia is demanding money from the senior officials it recently arrested.