High Hopes, Grim Reality: Reintegration and the Education of Former Child Soldiers in Sierra Leone

By Theresa S. Betancourt, Stephanie Simmons, Ivelina Borisova, Stephanie E. Brewer, Uzo Iweala, and Marie de la Soudière. Comp Educ Rev. 2008 November 1; 52(4): 565–587.

“This study aims to fill this gap [in research] and presents the perspectives of former child soldiers in Sierra Leone, their caregivers, and community members speaking to the role of education in their psychosocial adjustment and community reintegration following the end of the civil war.”

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