Global count finds cases of child soldiers more than doubling

Reuters reports on our new UN analysis of global child recruitment figuresRead more

Returning children: How many tailors does a village need?

Support for former child soldiers often falls short. Here we ask what more can be done to improve reintegrationRead more

Child soldier levels doubled since 2012 and girls’ exploitation is rising

Ahead of International Day Against Child Soldiers, we call on all actors to take action to stem shocking trendsRead more

Red Hand Day 2019!

A big thank you too all the students who have taken part in our Red Hand Day Campaign for schoolsRead more

Three years on: Girls returning from conflict in DR Congo find acceptance through education

Once shunned from community life, our projects are ending the stigma faced by girls coming home from conflictRead more

2018: Children pay the heaviest price in conflict

Persisting violations and spiking child recruitment in several countries were offset by rare positive momentsRead more

South Sudan Christmas Appeal 2018

Help us improve support for girls returning from armed conflict in South SudanRead more

5 child soldier myths

Not all children in armed groups or armed forces carry guns. Not all are boys. Not all are abducted.Read more

CAR: Special Criminal Court brings hope to victims of brutal conflict

A welcome move as new court opens to prosecute war crimes in conflict-scathed nationRead more