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Girl Soldier

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Grace Akallo discusses her experiences as a child soldier in Uganda after she was kidnapped at age 15 by a rebel group, and forced to serve in their army. She is the author, along with Faith J.H. McDonnell, of Girl Soldier: A Story of Hope for Northern Uganda’s Children (Chosen, 2007).

Format: Lecture
Length: 41

Presenter(s): Grace Akallo

Date: November 18, 2008

Location: Higgins 300

Sponsor(s): African and African Diaspora Studies

URL: http://frontrow.bc.edu/program/akallo/

The information on this page is accurate as of November 2008