In the UK 16-year-olds can’t legally play Call of Duty but they can join the army

Child Soldiers International's Rachel Taylor writes on the UK's outdated recruitment policy for The Independent newspaper.Read more

Chibok girls: 82 are free but now tough road to reintegration begins

Why there is a myriad of challenges in reintegrating 82 young women back into their communities, director Isabelle Guitard tells International Business Times.Read more

Innocent: A spirit of resilience

Opwonya Innocent, a former child soldier in Uganda, shares his remarkable story from life in the LRA to university student in Germany.Read more

Child rights under the lens

Why Child Soldiers International refuses to use identifiable images of children in its work.Read more

Children, “violent extremism”, and the justice system

Our report on the Expert Group Meeting on the treatment of children associated with extremist groups.Read more

A former child soldier at the ICC

A former commander in the Lord’s Resistance Army goes on trial for 70 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity at the International Criminal Court in The Hague.Read more

How to help rebuild the lives of former child soldiers

We presented our submission to the ICC to inform reparations proceedings in the Lubanga case.Read more

Children fight children in Afghanistan conflict

Our researchers meet some of the Afghan children risking life and limb on the front lines.Read more

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