Episode 53: Leila Zerrougui

Leila Zerrougui is the United Nations Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict. She helps free child soldiers and protect children from the worst effects of war and conflict. In this episode, Zerrougui describes how she recently helped secure the...

Child Soldiers in the Mexican Drug War

Pick up the papers in Mexico these days and you’re likely to see something particularly alarming: among the daily toll of deaths and arrests in the country’s war on organized crime are an increasing number of children.