• October 11, 2017

    The American Civil Liberties Union will be in court today for an emergency hearing on behalf of a young woman in Texas who is currently being prevented from accessing abortion care because the Trump administration has adopted a new policy directly preventing unaccompanied immigrant minors from obtaining abortions.

  • January 9, 2017

    Army training is "traumatic" for young recruits and damages the adolescent mind, according to British infantry veteran Wayne Sharrocks, who features in a series of short films released today by Child Soldiers International.

  • November 25, 2016

    Figures released yesterday (24 November 2016) reveal that the British Army has increased its intake of 16-year-olds in the past 12 months, defying calls from the UN, children's rights organisations and others campaigning for an end to the recruitment of minors.