Those under 18 who are used in the military, whether as fighters or in some other role, are known as child soldiers.
Learn what child labour is and why it affects millions of children all over the world. The work that children do may prevent them from going to school, it may be hazardous, illegal or affect their physical and mental well-being.
Conflict and emergencies drive children out of education and into work, forced labour and child marriage. But education in emergencies offers a way to break the cycle of poverty for these children and their families.