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

The world watches on as child soldier recruitment flourishes

On International Day Against the Use of Child Soldiers we call on the global community to provide necessary resources to end this devastating practiceRead more

BBC Radio 4 Charity Appeal

Listen to our appeal broadcast on the BBC and help support our work with returning girl soldiers in DR CongoRead more

Monthly news round-up: Congo recruitment rises; Al-Shabaab targeting schools; and more...

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

Football and singing could give girl soldiers a second chance in Congo

Reuters report on our research from DR Congo following January's Chatham House eventRead more

Jane Garvey to present our BBC Radio 4 Appeal to help Congo's girl soldiers

Voice of BBC Woman’s Hour to put spotlight on DR Congo projects in radio broadcast on 4 and 8 FebruaryRead more

‘They told me I would be a soldier’: The DRC conflict’s forgotten girls

News Deeply reports on the continuing stigma and reintegration difficulties for Congo's girl soldiersRead more