2011

10/11/2018

The century since the end of the First World War has seen significant development in thinking around war trauma. We explore what the current lack of recognition of moral injury and the part it plays in mental health says about our attitude to war and serving personnel.

08/11/2018

While militarism has long been a central dynamic in British history, it has current manifestations that are particular to the present day. We look at key aspects of 'the new tide of militarisation' in the UK and list further sources of information on everyday militarism.

military in society
12/10/2018

With recent announcements about cadets in schools and Cyber Cadets, we critique government commissioned research and political thinking that could lead to a far wider introduction of cadets and the harnessing of young people into 'tackling security threats'.

28/09/2018

The BBC drama Bodyguard misrepresents the actions and concerns of veterans working for peace.

veterans
14/09/2018

Our response to the Public Accounts Committee have today published their report Skill Shortages in the Armed Forces, which makes a number of problematic recommendations that put the military's operational needs over other considerations.

09/09/2018

Recruitment drive focuses on teenagers seeking adrenaline, says Child Soldiers International

08/09/2018

Petition launched after members claim partnership with military runs counter to the Guides’ peace ethos

01/09/2018

Defence groups sponsor lessons that promote building and sale of military hardware

29/07/2018

ICM survey was commissioned by campaigners against child soldiers

recruitment age
25/07/2018

The Defence Select Committee recommended that the Ministry of Defence ‘conducts or commissions further research into female personnel, early Service leavers and recruits under 18 to determine the extent to which they are at higher risk of developing mental health conditions.’

recruitment age, risks