Maoist rebel girls rest during training in
A young militia fighter hands over bullets at a UN disarmament point in the
A Fatah al-Islam member poses with a rifle in
A young rebel fighter mans a large-caliber machine gun on the Chad-Sudan border. UNICEF estimates that there are 250,000 child soldiers worldwide.
Shan State Army soldiers in Lashio are members of
A young Chadian army soldier is photographed in Am Timan. Despite the government's pledge to demobolize hundreds of child soldiers, an estimated 7,000 to 10,000 remain in the country's armed forces and groups.
A young Palestinian member of Fatah al-Islam trains with a weapon at Nahr al-Bared refugee camp,
Teenage fighters from the Justice and Equality Movement arm themselves in the
Young Tamil Tiger rebels stand guard in eastern
A young female fighter with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia stands guard in Los Pozos. The Marxist rebel group has been fighting to overthrow the Colombian government for forty years.