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On Salvadoran Military Recruitment

LADB Article ID: 072924
Category/Department: General
Date: Friday, April 28, 1989
By: Deborah Tyroler

The 57,000-man Salvadoran military forcibly enlists 12,000 young people per year. Poor families, and rural households are especially susceptible to forced recruitment of teenagers as young as 14. Most Salvadoran soldiers complete their enlistmen...

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