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New UN Program Aims to Help CAR Communities Heal/Rebuild

UNEP aims to help rebuild the social fabric in Central African Republic by reducing vulnerabilities in the social, economic & security spheres increasing earning potential for women & marginalized groups through vocational training bringing different ethnic groups together.

Central African Republic: Over 6,000 Child Soldiers May Be Involved in Fighting

According to UNICEF, recruitment is happening on all sides, with reasons including poverty, despair, desire for revenge, & general lack of options for children, & there have been many reports of girls being used as sex slaves.