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ForcesWatch has raised ‘serious concerns’ about aspects of the Farnborough International Air Show designed to engage children and young people in careers and ‘exciting’ activities.
ForcesWatch has expressed concern that the UK Government is pursuing policies which run counter to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child by increasing the promotion of the military within schools.
ForcesWatch has praised the Welsh Government over a decision to support in principle more research into how the armed forces operate in secondary schools in Wales.
The Government's material for schools about the armed forces has been criticised today by the human rights group ForcesWatch and Quakers in Britain.
A new report published today shows that the armed forces visited four fifths of state secondary schools within a two year period, between 2010-2012.
Forces Watch, the organisation which examines and challenges military recruitment practices, has commented on the government's Military Ethos in Schools programme.
The campaign group ForcesWatch is launching a new film:Engage: the military and young people. which is made by and for, teenagers and young adults.
The Defence Select Committee has increased the pressure on the MoD to stop enlisting minors, in a report published today (6 March).
Around 70 academics, activists, campaigners, and writers came together at the Militarisation in Everyday Life in the UK conference organised by Forces Watch.
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