I know most of us don't want to read a whole lot of notes so I put the links below. I would suggest how ever that if this tugs at you in any way to read the attached document on it.
HELP STOP THE USE OF CHILD SOLDIERS:
Write a letter to your Members of Congress urging them to co-sponsor the Child Soldier Prevention Act of 2007 (S1175).
Download a sample letter ( http://hrw.org/campaigns/crp/child_sold
then mail or e-mail to your elected representatives. Locate addresses at: www.senate.gov and www.house.gov.
HUAMN RIGHTS WATCHES Find original reportat www.hrw.org(HRW)
HRW Child Soldiers campaign: http://www.hrw.org/campaigns/crp/in
HRW Child Soldier fact sheet: http://www.hrw.org/campaigns/crp/fact_s
MORE ABOUT THE BILL:
Durbin chairs hearing on child soldiers: http://durbin.senate.gov/record.cfm?i
MORE ABOUT CHILD SOLDIERS:
Amnesty International: http://web.amnesty.org/pages/childsoldi
Guide to the Optional Protocol on the involvement of children in armed conflict - UNICEF, Coalition to Stop the Use of Child Soldiers: http://www.unicef.org/publications/inde
Coalition to stop the use of child soldiers: http://www.child-soldiers.org/
Complete global report (2004): http://www.child-soldiers.org/document_