articles about bullying and assault

04/07/2017 ForcesWatch comment

New findings highlight need to protect young people from harsh military training environments and inadequate safeguards in cadet forces.

04/07/2017 BBC News

BBC Panorama has uncovered evidence of repeated cover-ups of historical sex abuse in Britain's cadet forces.

18/01/2017 ForcesWatch comment

Telling adolescents that they can resolve their need to belong by joining the Army is simplistic and one-sided. The reality is many aspects of army life are potentially harmful, especially to vulnerable individuals. The other side of the story needs to be told.

28/08/2015 BBC Wales

Two Army Cadet Force volunteers from north Wales have been suspended following claims they used inappropriate language to youngsters during the annual camp.

30/06/2015 The Telegraph

Allegations of abuse of misbehaving students at the Duke of York's Royal Military School.

The Rector of a leading fee-paying school in Edinburgh has suspended four pupils and barred four others from an army cadet force after members were allegedly beaten by fellow students.

15/04/2014 Today programme, BBC Radio 4

The Army is failing to combat disturbing and violent sexism, Radio 4's Today programme has heard.

13/03/2014 Channel 4 news

Channel 4 report on how the MoD deal with bullying and assault in the armed forces and new indications that they recognise that the chain of command is part of the problem. Can it be tackled if the new Ombudsman that the MoD has announced will not be independent?

03/03/2014 BBC online

A second inquest into the death of Cpl Anne-Marie Ellement, who was found hanged, has found the effect of an alleged rape by two serviceman and bullying by colleagues were factors in her taking her own life.

03/03/2014 The Guardian

Informal and unaccountable 'in-house' procedures mean hundreds of allegations go unquestioned