Joint NGO letter to President Obama on the Child Soldiers Prevention Act

NGOs urge President to use CSPA to get US military aid recipients to end their use of child soldiers.Read more

NOT WELCOME: The social rejection of former girl soldiers

A third of child soldiers are estimated to be girls in DR Congo - some as young as four. When they come home they’re often outcast. We interviewed them to find out why.Read more

Helping girls reintegrate back into their families and communities

In Democratic Republic of Congo we support the reintegration of child soldiers coming out of armed groups.Read more

The boy who escaped the Lord’s Resistance Army

Ten year old Alex was abducted by the LRA in Uganda. Two years later he escaped. Today he shares his incredible story of being a child soldier.Read more

Assisting children at risk of involvement in conflict

For children in Palestine, every day holds the risk that simmering tension will erupt into violence.Read more

New poetry inspired by plight of child soldiers released today

A new book of poems launched today aims to raise awareness of the experiences of child soldiers around the world.Read more

Open Letter to Ban Ki-moon on the removal of the Saudi Arabia-led Coalition from the "list of shame"

As organizations working to protect the rights of children and health workers in armed conflict, we are shocked by the decision to remove the Saudi Arabia-led Coalition from the “list of shame”.Read more

Video: Girl soldiers in Democratic Republic of Congo

Our expert consultant explains some of the experiences of former child soldiers in Democratic Republic of Congo.Read more

Lost childhood: The impact of armed violence on children in Jharkhand

New report launched: The impact of armed violence on children in Jharkhand, India.Read more