Voluntary Recruitment

Voluntary Recruitment

 

one of the methods of manning and replenishing armed forces, based on the enlistment of volunteers in the armed services. Voluntary recruitment has existed since ancient times in many states. It has occurred especially widely in wars that were of a just character and evoked an upsurge of patriotism. In the USSR, the principle of voluntary recruitment was established by V. I. Lenin as the basis of the formation of the Red Army and Navy in January 1918. With the transition in May 1918 to the manning of the Red Army by conscription, voluntary recruitment was preserved, but it began to play a subsidiary role. Since January 1972 active servicemen and reservists without officers’ rank have been accepted for military service in the Soviet armed forces on a voluntary basis as noncommissioned and warrant officers. The hiring (recruitment) of volunteers has been preserved in many armies abroad in addition to recruitment on the basis of a military obligation; in some countries (for example, in Great Britain since 1967) the armed forces are manned only through the recruitment of volunteers.

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Under both international and South Sudanese national law, the forcible or voluntary recruitment or abduction of persons under the age of 18, whether as a member of a regular army or of an informal militia, is prohibited.
Bahrain's proposal includes key recommendations urging parliaments to raise the minimum age for compulsory military service to 18 years, ban voluntary recruitment for children under 18 and incriminate deliberate use of children in violent demonstrations, political rallies and riots, Ms Salman added.
The book is still a key monograph on the maintenance of an army during prolonged, major combat operations for a society with Anglo-Saxon political reservations on the nature of a regular, standing army--the essence behind voluntary recruitment vice conscription.
Despite the differences in recruitment order, rate modulation continues after full recruitment, with the result that full voluntary recruitment can occur well before maximal force is achieved [28-30].
The study pointed towards poverty, illiteracy and discrimination as being the most important motivations for voluntary recruitment of children.
By using all kinds of valorisations and glamorisations of military service the state plays down this dehumanising deployment of human labour in the production of destruction in a bid to promote voluntary recruitment in the place of the earlier despicable conscription methods.
The Gabonese Republic and the Republic of Malawi also ratified the Optional which calls for increasing the age of voluntary recruitment to a minimum of 18 years.
He released no further details beyond a wish to recruit a larger force using voluntary recruitment, with an eventual move to conscription.
26) Under the Child Labour Convention, voluntary recruitment of children under eighteen remains permissible.
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In addition, it requires states to make a declaration, upon ratification, regarding the age at which national forces will permit voluntary recruitment, as well as the steps they will take to ensure that such recruitment is not forced or coerced.

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