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The military use of children takes place all over the world. The 2014 annual report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict presents information about grave violations committed against children in 23 country situations.

For children forced to fight, their childhoods are stolen. They face severe challenges reintegrating into a peacetime society, need extensive psychological support, and have limited economic opportunity due to missed formal education.

Children are the key to any nation's stability and success. They should have the opportunity to grow and learn and pursue their dreams so they and their nation can prosper.

Sign the petition to show your support for the Children, Not Soldiers campaign led by Leila Zerrougui, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, and UNICEF, which seeks to galvanize support to end and prevent the recruitment and use of children by national security forces by 2016. Together, we can make our world a more peaceful and humane place!

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Dear Secretary Zerrougui and UNICEF,

I am writing to show my support for your Children, Not Soldiers initiative. The use of children in war and the military robs the young people of their most formative years and leaves enduring physical, emotional, and psychological scars on the innocent.

Children are the key to any nation's stability and success. They should have the opportunity to grow and learn and pursue their dreams so they and their nation can prosper. By creating Children, Not Soldiers, you are helping the world to become better aware of the plight of child soldiers.

You are a voice for the voiceless and exploited. Your work is to be commended.

Thank you for dedicating your time, talent, and resources to this issue.


Petition Signatures

Mar 23, 2018 Lesley Adamson Children are the key to a successful country, but not as killers.
Mar 18, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Mar 17, 2018 SANDRA VITO
Mar 16, 2018 Brenda Choi
Mar 16, 2018 Kate Ross
Mar 16, 2018 Susan Craver
Mar 16, 2018 Bonnie Gallik
Mar 16, 2018 David Young
Mar 12, 2018 Courtney Sulak
Mar 11, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Mar 9, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Mar 7, 2018 Jeanette Kelly
Mar 7, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Mar 6, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Mar 5, 2018 Sara Vilhena
Mar 2, 2018 Michael Friedmann
Mar 1, 2018 peggy buffie
Feb 28, 2018 Florence Sullivan
Feb 26, 2018 renay lawrence
Feb 26, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Feb 26, 2018 Judith Brown
Feb 21, 2018 Heather Heitkamp-Brown
Feb 18, 2018 Susan Ellis
Feb 17, 2018 Candace Slivinski
Feb 13, 2018 Joan Chovit
Feb 13, 2018 Maggie Alk
Feb 13, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Feb 12, 2018 Curtis Evans
Feb 9, 2018 Linda Haines
Feb 8, 2018 Little Beet
Feb 7, 2018 Dorothy Loffredo
Feb 5, 2018 steve scozzaro
Feb 3, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Feb 2, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Feb 2, 2018 Ioanna G.
Jan 29, 2018 Rebecca Britton
Jan 27, 2018 Shabnam Shafiq They are children, not soldiers!
Jan 27, 2018 Betty berry
Jan 24, 2018 Lauren Lunde
Jan 22, 2018 Autumn Wilson
Jan 22, 2018 Vivien Wass
Jan 22, 2018 Sandra Cobb
Jan 22, 2018 Anne-Marie Henkes
Jan 21, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Jan 20, 2018 Jericho Williams
Jan 18, 2018 Roberta R Czarnecki
Jan 18, 2018 Jennifer Day
Jan 18, 2018 Karen Lutz
Jan 18, 2018 Sergio P.
Jan 18, 2018 Manuel Uribe

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