Saving the Child Victims of Uganda's Civil War In the long rebel war in Uganda, 20,000 children have been abducted. Boys are forced to join the resistance army; girls become sex slaves to the older soldiers. A center in northern Uganda is trying to help rehabilitate the kidnapped children and return them to their relatives.

Saving the Child Victims of Uganda's Civil War

Saving the Child Victims of Uganda's Civil War

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In the long rebel war in Uganda, 20,000 children have been abducted. Boys are forced to join the resistance army; girls become sex slaves to the older soldiers. A center in northern Uganda is trying to help rehabilitate the kidnapped children and return them to their relatives.

A Ugandan boy waits to be processed at the Rachele Center for Children in Lira, Uganda, after escaping captivity in the Lord's Resistance Army. Rick D'Elia/Corbis hide caption

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