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Charity helps former child soldiers on the road to recovery

13 August 2013 Last updated at 23:35 BST

Children who are forced to serve as soldiers in conflict zones are often severely traumatised by their experiences and face a long road to recovery should they manage to escape.

But a charity in the northern Ugandan district of Gulu is helping former child soldiers, so they can successfully reintegrate with their families and communities.

Baya Cat reports.

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