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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

Oct 21, 2017 Stephen McClasky
Oct 21, 2017 Carolina Nunes
Oct 21, 2017 Martha Walsh
Oct 21, 2017 Julie Berberi
Oct 21, 2017 Ruth Hart
Oct 21, 2017 Martha Swartz
Oct 21, 2017 Janet Magdaleno
Oct 21, 2017 dagmar mclaughlin
Oct 21, 2017 adriana onicu
Oct 21, 2017 Lynette Rynders
Oct 21, 2017 Vincent FitzGerald
Oct 21, 2017 Helena Freeman
Oct 21, 2017 Barbara Dincau
Oct 21, 2017 Ana Santomé
Oct 21, 2017 Arleen Barber
Oct 21, 2017 Andrea Snyder
Oct 21, 2017 Livia Preda
Oct 21, 2017 Helena Smith
Oct 21, 2017 Tamara Cibellis
Oct 21, 2017 Janice Pringle
Oct 21, 2017 tam nairns
Oct 21, 2017 roo nairns
Oct 21, 2017 Marina Bluemel
Oct 21, 2017 Katharina Haimel
Oct 21, 2017 Susan Barron
Oct 21, 2017 Judith Anderson
Oct 21, 2017 Roselyn Jordan
Oct 21, 2017 Stephanie Snedeker
Oct 21, 2017 Vanessa Jack
Oct 21, 2017 Leah George
Oct 21, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Oct 21, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Oct 21, 2017 Anne ProudFire
Oct 21, 2017 Brittany Barringer
Oct 21, 2017 Tobey Henry
Oct 21, 2017 Roberta Moore No good can come from children who are taught hate not love.
Oct 21, 2017 Deborah Croft
Oct 21, 2017 Diane Sposili
Oct 21, 2017 Joan Cummings Despicable
Oct 21, 2017 Carmen Plaza
Oct 21, 2017 Barry Oaks
Oct 21, 2017 Gladys Hollis
Oct 21, 2017 Ann Achuff
Oct 21, 2017 m Amedeo
Oct 21, 2017 Noeleen Vermaas
Oct 21, 2017 Carolyn Balls
Oct 21, 2017 Lou Iannucci
Oct 21, 2017 Mohammed Mebjar
Oct 21, 2017 Josephine Ansaldo-Nixon

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