Hear the voices of Congo’s girl child soldiers

We write for IRIN News on our new DRC research and explain why poverty is pulling girls in to Congo's armed groupsRead more

Abused and abandoned: Struggles facing Congo’s returning girl soldiers

Ahead of the International Day for Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, we explore the role of female child soldiers and our upcoming DRC report in New InternationalistRead more

ICC Trial of Bosco Ntaganda puts recruitment of girl fighters in spotlight

Congolese armed group leader faces 13 war crimes charges, Child Soldiers International's Sandra Olsson writes for Newsweek on the case's significanceRead more

Guiding change: The Congolese NGOs helping former girl soldiers

Ahead of the release of research from DRC, we speak with our local partners about community reintegration challengesRead more

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Child Soldiers International's Rachel Taylor writes on the UK's outdated recruitment policy for The Independent.Read more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