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22/09/2017

This article was first published on Huffington Post

With former Army Foundation College Harrogate instructors facing court martial for mistreating recruits, we look at the evidence that military environment facilitate threats to child welfare.

12/09/2017

A letter to the Guardian (12/09/17) from more than 50 academics has called for the age of recruitment ot the UK armed forces to be raised to 18. It backs a conference motion from SNP Youth in support of this.

08/09/2017

As the largest arms fair in the world takes place in London, we explore how arms companies have become part of the education system in the UK, despite the concerns for human rights and corruption that surround the defence and security industry.

30/08/2017

Poppy Kohner examines the Army@theFringe season at the Edinburgh Festival and asks what becomes censored when elite institutions take on the programming and hosting of the arts.

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09/08/2017

Join us at the Medact/International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War Health Through Peace conference in York from 4-6 September, where ForcesWatch are part of a roundtable discussion on British Military Recruitment and Marketing strategies and part of a workshop on challenging military influence in universities and schools. Click here to find out more and register for the event.

10/07/2017

New evidence confirms that the British Army recruitment marketing deliberately targets working-class young people.

10/07/2017

The Army's latest recruitment campaign focuses on low income families from cities with high deprivation levels.

04/07/2017

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

04/07/2017

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

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04/07/2017

A new report out today from Veterans For Peace UK details how the Army's training process has a 'forceful impact' on attitudes, health, and behaviour even before recruits are sent to war.