Why 18 Matters: UK, US & NATO militaries ‘may violate international law’ in treatment of teenage recruits

New report explores how economically-developed nations target under-18s for military recruitment and calls on states to raise enlistment age to 18Read more

London Marathon 2018!

Our marathon runner Tom tells us about taking part in the hottest race on record and raising £2,500 for our projects in DRCRead more

Monthly news round-up: 207 children freed in South Sudan; Tatmadaw officers sanctioned

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

200 child soldiers freed in South Sudan, but problem continues

207 children were freed from armed groups in April, we comment on the news for AP in South SudanRead more

Red Hand Day 2018

A huge thank you to all the students who took part in our school campaign for Red Hand Day this yearRead more

Monthly news round-up: Former child soldier jailed; 104 Nigeria schoolgirls freed

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

Former child soldier Aung Ko Htwe sentenced in Myanmar

We speak to Frontier Myanmar after the former child recruit was jailed for two years after giving a media interview about his experiencesRead more

Teenage army recruits make 50 allegations of ill-treatment

We speak to The Guardian as our FoI reveals extent of abuse allegations at the Army Foundation CollegeRead more

UK army investigators under fire as bullying trial collapses

After the collapse of a trial into abuse of teenage army recruits, we speak to The Guardian about the court rulingRead more