Everywhere in the world that I visit, I ask children what they want to become when they grow up. They’ll usually tell me: I want to be a nurse. A teacher. A pilot.
But when I asked Aisha, a ten-year-old girl from Cameroon, I received a startling reply. Aisha wants to be a soldier. Why? To fight those who have driven her family from their home. To achieve peace and security which is now just a dream.