A selection of our latest videos detailing recent campaigns and research work. 

Democratic Republic of Congo

Returning girl soldiers face multiple challenges when going back home to their family and communities with stigma and family rejection commonplace. This is Anourite's story.

June 2017

Democratic Republic of Congo

Ahead of our upcoming report focused on the country's returning girl soldiers, here is a brief snapshot of what to expect

June 2017

UK Soldiers at 16: The reality

Thinking of signing up at 16 for the British army? Get the other side of the story first.

February 2017

UK Soldiers at 16: Are army adverts realistic?

The MoD launched its new £3m advertising campaign in January, but how authentic is its portrayal of army life?

January 2017

UK Soldiers at 16: What's army training like?

“Before you join the army you should have to sign another document saying you’re about to be subject to six months mental conditioning that could effectively change your mentality for life.”

January 2017

UK Soldiers at 16: How much bullying is there in the army?

“One of the things that used to get said a lot was 'look away'. So we’d all just turn around so we’re not seeing these things.”

January 2017

UK Soldiers at 16: What’s daily life like in the army?

Many children expect the British army to be exciting every day, but most of the time there isn't much to do.

January 2017

UK Soldiers at 16: What's it like to kill someone?

“No human being as a kid wants to kill another human so they manipulate language by calling a person a target."

January 2017

UK Soldiers at 16: What's it like to see someone killed? 

"You see this guy that you’re friends with…and then all of a sudden his legs are just blown up. That’s a life changing effect."

January 2017

UK Soldiers at 16: A mum's point of view

"I think the army give you a distorted self. He had disassociated himself and that was upsetting, you don't want to see that in your son."

January 2017

UK Soldiers at 16: Do soldiers get a good education in the army?

"I can walk far with a lot of weight on my back. I can shoot someone. But that’s not really what someone wants to hear at a job interview."

January 2017

UK Soldiers at 16: What's life like after the army? 

Recruits discharged from training while under 18 are at increased risk of homelessness, crime, unemployment and substance misuse when they return to civilian life.

January 2017

UK Soldiers at 16: How do veterans deal with how the military has changed them?

January 2017

UK Soldiers at 16: The experience of a female recruit

A former teenage recruit tells of a culture of sexual abuse and bullying for young women in the armed forces

January 2017


Uganda

Director Isabelle Guitard speaks to Deutsche Welle about the ongoing trial of former Ugandan child soldier Dominic Ongwen at the ICC

December 2016

Democratic Republic of Congo

Our researchers discuss their work with returning girl soldiers in the country

March 2016