2013by David Gee in Sowing Seeds: The Militarisation of Youth and How to Counter It, War Resisters International, 2013
2012A funny short exploration by a young boy on The Militarization of Boys
2013A 4 part investigation into 'the soldier myth' - talking to front-line soldiers about recruitment, training, fighting and coming home.
Young age at Army enlistment is associated with greater war zone risks: An analysis of British Army fatalities in Afghanistan
August 2013This paper, published by ForcesWatch and Child Soldiers International, indicates that the risk of fatality in Afghanistan for British Army recruits aged 16 and completed training has been twice as high as it has for those enlisting at 18 or above.
June 2013ForcesWatch's submission to the Defence Committee's inquiry Future Army 2020, which recomments an evaluation of the case for an independent review of the minimum age of recruitment into the Army with a view to recruiting only adults (aged 18 and above) in the future, looking at five reasons why the time is right for this.
April 2013This report published by Child Soldiers International and ForcesWatch outlines the numerous ethical and legal concerns related to rhe recruitment of under-18s, including the disproportionately high level of risk they face and long-term consequences for their employability, as well as detailing how much more it costs than recruiting only adults.
Published by the MoD It provides a tri-Service perspective of Service personnel attitudes, opinions and circumstances on important Service conditions. The survey is one of the MoD's main vehicles to collect attitudinal information; it informs changes to Service personnel policies across MOD.
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