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The UK must redouble its efforts to end South Sudan's child soldier crisis

By Ludovica Iaccino Thursday 12, Jul, 2018

International children’s charity, World Vision has urged the UK government to redouble its efforts to support peace in South Sudan and end its child soldier crisis.

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