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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


Oct 23, 2017 Maira Spilack
Oct 23, 2017 Linda Di Fabio
Oct 23, 2017 Carolina Costa
Oct 23, 2017 Paula Standley
Oct 23, 2017 Maria Reis
Oct 23, 2017 Georgia Couch
Oct 23, 2017 Shani Terblanche
Oct 23, 2017 Ankit Sood
Oct 23, 2017 Natalie ILIADIS
Oct 22, 2017 willem de reuck
Oct 22, 2017 Ana Kermedchieva
Oct 22, 2017 Ulrike Kapeller
Oct 22, 2017 Kate Whit
Oct 22, 2017 Sonia Momferatos
Oct 22, 2017 Cheryl Robison
Oct 22, 2017 C J
Oct 22, 2017 Joan Walker
Oct 22, 2017 Julia Oksenkrug
Oct 22, 2017 Michael Nagy
Oct 22, 2017 (Name not displayed) Please protect our children!
Oct 22, 2017 Willie Hinze
Oct 22, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Oct 22, 2017 Sellma Batalha
Oct 22, 2017 Cynthia Arneson
Oct 22, 2017 Tim Sunlake
Oct 22, 2017 Belkys Rodriguez
Oct 22, 2017 George Deprelle
Oct 22, 2017 Tom Sunlake
Oct 22, 2017 Diana Viel
Oct 22, 2017 Evelyn Parker
Oct 22, 2017 Christine Morrissey
Oct 22, 2017 Kim Warmington
Oct 22, 2017 Carol Gray
Oct 22, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Oct 22, 2017 barbara Jannicelli
Oct 22, 2017 Mary Benton
Oct 22, 2017 Helena Gebrier
Oct 22, 2017 Susanne Korntner
Oct 22, 2017 Nadia Burguin
Oct 22, 2017 Yvonne Fast
Oct 22, 2017 rza rza
Oct 22, 2017 Abbie Russo
Oct 22, 2017 Gabriella Fedra
Oct 22, 2017 CHRISTINA GEORGIOU
Oct 22, 2017 Doni Stith
Oct 22, 2017 Denise Kelley
Oct 22, 2017 sirena green
Oct 22, 2017 Alexandre Pereira
Oct 22, 2017 Chanel Law
Oct 22, 2017 Chi2 Law

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