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12th February:Global Campaign »Red Hand Day«: Stop Using Child Soldiers

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According to United Nations, there are still 250,000 child soldiers worldwide. During wars between adults, these children are sent to destructive military battles, they must run errands and are reduced to being slaves for their commanders Female child...

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Rose Becke (287)
Monday February 7, 2011, 12:02 am

Petra Haisam (132)
Monday February 7, 2011, 2:06 am
Despite the fact that Chad's military has been accused of using child soldiers, Parade notes that “the U.S. continues to train Chadian commandos.”

Vivien Green (153)
Monday February 7, 2011, 10:35 am
Noted thank Alicia. This is another case of Human trafficking /Slavery. A horrendous abuse of children.

Anna M. (112)
Monday February 7, 2011, 11:49 am
The whole world must speak out. No child soldiers! Thank you, Alicia! Very important info here.

Damaris C. (147)
Monday February 7, 2011, 5:04 pm
Thanks Alicia, as Vivien said, child soldiers are modern slaves. No more slavery! No more child soldiers!

Jenny Dooley (830)
Monday February 7, 2011, 7:50 pm
Thanks for bringing this to our attention here in Care2 News.

alicia m. (97)
Saturday February 12, 2011, 1:59 am
petición en español de amnistía internacional: gracias

alicia m. (97)
Tuesday February 22, 2011, 11:10 pm
for anyone who want to see what we made:


alicia m. (97)
Sunday July 24, 2011, 11:08 pm
You cannot currently send a star to Dar because you have done so within the last week.

alicia m. (97)
Sunday July 24, 2011, 11:17 pm
You cannot currently send a star to Sanja because you have done so within the last week.

alicia m. (97)
Monday July 25, 2011, 12:38 am
gracias a tod@s!

alicia m. (97)
Saturday September 24, 2011, 1:27 am


Rose Becke (287)
Tuesday February 7, 2012, 12:13 am

Margaret K. (19)
Wednesday February 8, 2012, 1:31 pm
Children should not be brutalised in this manner.

alicia m. (97)
Tuesday March 6, 2012, 4:03 am
and this is mine:

Penny C. (94)
Thursday February 14, 2013, 12:37 pm

alicia m. (97)
Thursday February 14, 2013, 11:11 pm
you can see my red hand at:

i want to see yours!


Roshani S. (81)
Thursday February 14, 2013, 11:38 pm
Hi Alicia thanks for sharing and very sad to know about our children. I found petition closed When I tried to sign petition. Any other petition?

Roshani S. (81)
Thursday February 14, 2013, 11:39 pm
I found this news in FB, shared by Vivian. Thanks Vivian for sharing.

alicia m. (97)
Saturday February 16, 2013, 11:37 pm
gracias Roshani, now care2 has one about mali:

and there is another at forcechange, when I find the link I post it

Yvonne F. (177)
Saturday April 13, 2013, 7:19 am
Already signed petition above! Thanks Alicia for this great post
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