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Child Soldiering on Myanmar–China Border

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Abstract

This chapter begins by describing the current situation and new features of child soldiering on the Myanmar–China border, then addresses the main armed forces and groups involved in child soldiering, and analyzes the negative consequences of child soldiering.

Keywords

Tatmadaw Kyi United Wa State Army Kachin Independence Army Negative consequences of child soldiering Current situation of child soldiering 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The Center for Non-Traditional Security and Peaceful Development Studies College of Public AdministrationZhejiang UniversityHangzhouPeople’s Republic of China

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