DR Congo: Improving practices for the reintegration of girl soldiers

New report reveals cycle of violence and rejection suffered by former girl soldiers in DRCRead more

An Open Letter to UN Secretary-General António Guterres

1 June 2017 - Open letter to the UN Secretary-General António Guterres from International children’s organisations and rights groups, urging the reconsideration of the decision to "freeze" any new additions of parties to conflict that commit grave violations of children's rights.Read more

Armed forces’ morale plummeting, MoD report reveals

The MoD's annual AFCAS Study shows solider morale dropping and 39% looking for new employmentRead more

Letter to the US Congress

We signed this joint letter with 19 other NGOs calling on the US to do all it can to end the use of child soldiers.Read more

No child recruited for war

Support our campaign to stop the recruitment of all children.Read more

Army training 'more harmful than the war' - veterans

Veterans warn young people about ‘traumatic’ army training.Read more

Child Soldiers International vs. Secretary of State for Defence

In 2014 Child Soldiers International launched a judicial review against the Army's Terms of Service Regulations, on the grounds that they unfairly discriminate against younger recruits. The claim was heard at the Royal Courst of Justice in June 2015.Read more

Army defies child rights campaigners, intensifies intake of 16-year-olds for riskiest roles

Figures released today reveal that the British Army has increased its intake of 16-year-olds.Read more

Save the date - 12 February 2018

Child Soldiers International to mark the 18th anniversary of the adoption of the key child soldier treaty, OPAC, in 2018 in NYC.Read more