Red Hand protests in Columbia There are an estimated 10,000 to 14,000 child soldiers in Columbia. Besides this, compulsory military service exists for all young men from the age of 18. They are usually sent immediately into conflict zones and many die. Young Columbians are protesting against this here.
A Red Hand demonstration in Burma This Asian country has the most child soldiers in the world. Tens of thousands of minors are thought to be in the state army, while there are several thousand serving for opposition groups. Here the population is protesting against this abuse.
A huge Red Hand at a school in Cologne Creativity has no limits: Red Hand biscuits, Red Hand balls, Red Hand T-Shirts, YouTube films, benefit concerts, street festivals, massive banners at schools and town halls – there are many different colourful and amusing forms of protesting against the use of child soldiers.
An album of Red Hands is handed over to United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in New York "I will do everything in my power to improve the situation of child soldiers worldwide" he pledged.
It's so easy Just put red paint on your hand, press your hand onto a piece of paper, let it dry, add your name, city and message and send it to politicians to put pressure on them to support the campaign and make improvements!