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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.

Sincerely,

Petition Signatures


Jan 15, 2018 brandon ramkissoon children are not soldiers. having kids become soldiers and fight in war is a crime against humanity. by having them become soldiers there childhood is being taken away. kids should be given a book and pen not a gun.
Jan 15, 2018 Elizabeth Wolff
Jan 12, 2018 Lucy Kelly
Jan 10, 2018 s w
Jan 9, 2018 Janice Vakili
Jan 8, 2018 Cecilia Lucas
Jan 5, 2018 Joanne Hart
Jan 2, 2018 Caterina Raviglione
Dec 30, 2017 Kevin Dahl
Dec 29, 2017 Christopher Land
Dec 25, 2017 John Hamilton Non Combat Veterans should have a meeting at all Veteran Medical Centers at least one a week they're not Children.
Dec 23, 2017 Geniece Medsker
Dec 22, 2017 Christian Müller
Dec 20, 2017 Emile Ouellette
Dec 19, 2017 Chaplain Cyndi Bearden Please give children an Education instead of making them soldiers every child deserves a chance at a better life !!!
Dec 19, 2017 Valeria Cervellati
Dec 16, 2017 Pat Churchman
Dec 13, 2017 Liz Pope
Dec 13, 2017 Marie Gerbaud
Dec 11, 2017 Debbie Luchka
Dec 10, 2017 Donna Jay
Dec 7, 2017 Chris D
Dec 6, 2017 Alvena Pauls
Nov 30, 2017 Alessia Marzullo
Nov 29, 2017 Miriam Amari
Nov 29, 2017 DayLynn McDonald
Nov 27, 2017 Ivy Slater
Nov 26, 2017 Deborah Sharpe
Nov 26, 2017 Jo Johnson
Nov 25, 2017 bernardo alayza mujica
Nov 24, 2017 Brandon Woodward
Nov 24, 2017 Virginia Lippert
Nov 23, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Nov 21, 2017 Stacey Govito
Nov 16, 2017 Theresa Tzitzira
Nov 16, 2017 Richard Bosboom
Nov 13, 2017 Kim Taylor
Nov 12, 2017 Connie Ginocchio
Nov 12, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Nov 12, 2017 Mary Baker- Lauderdale
Nov 11, 2017 Dawn Curtis
Nov 10, 2017 Isabel Berning
Nov 8, 2017 Serenella Castri
Nov 8, 2017 VANESSA MANGIARANO
Nov 8, 2017 Tina Ball
Nov 6, 2017 Monica Thornton-Trump
Nov 6, 2017 Alexandra Schulz
Nov 5, 2017 Becky Marek
Nov 5, 2017 Daniella MACOR
Nov 2, 2017 (Name not displayed) Call your Representative and your Senators contract the Veteran Affairs Committee passed a New Veteran Disabled Benefit Law who is 100 percent service connected definitely need to have G4implants should granted the G4implants for free.

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