Myanmar: Time to ratify child soldier treaty

We traveled to Myanmar for discussions with parliamentarians and local child protection actors on the need for the country to adopt OPACRead more

Monthly news round-up: 5000 children freed in 2017; Somalia's child detention exposed; and more...

A selection of stories concerning child soldiers from across the mediaRead more

#PressforProgress: National Action Group in DRC launches to improve fate of returning girl soldiers

For International Women's Day, we share progress from DRC as our projects work to redress lack of support for returning girl soldiersRead more

Animation shares untold stories of Congo's girl soldiers

Our new short film tells the experiences of DRC's returning girl soldiers and explains the role of education in supporting their recoveryRead more

OPAC Turns 18 a great success at the UN

February's event at the UN celebrated progress made since the child soldier treaty was formed but also showed many challenges remainRead more

Alarm as girls used as 'human bombs', global child soldier index shows

Reuters reports on the launch of our World Index and OPAC Turns 18 event held at the UN in FebruaryRead more

Child Soldiers World Index reveals shocking scale of child recruitment around the world

A first-ever global resource mapping recruitment practices of 197 UN Member States and armed groups shows systematic abuse of child rightsRead more

Why support for returning children often comes apart at the seams

For Red Hand Day, we write on the reintegration challenges facing many former child soldiers for African ArgumentsRead more

It is time to end the child soldier stereotype

Writing for IRIN News, we break down the myths, stereotypes and prejudices of child soldiersRead more