Announcement

It is with regret we announce that Child Soldiers International is to cease operating on 7 June 2019 Read more

Global count finds cases of child soldiers more than doubling

Reuters reports on our new UN analysis of global child recruitment figures Read 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 reintegration Read 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 trends Read more

Red Hand Day 2019!

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

2018: Children pay the heaviest price in conflict

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

South Sudan Christmas Appeal 2018

Help us improve support for girls returning from armed conflict in South Sudan Read 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