Red Hand protests in Colombia There are thousands of child soldiers in Colombia in guerrilla and paramilitary groups and criminal gangs. Besides this, compulsory military service exists for all young men from the age of 18. They are usually sent into conflict zones and many die.
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!
Red Hand demonstration in Burma This Asian country is one of the countries with the highest number of child soldiers in the world. Thousands or even tens of thousands of minors are forced to serve in the state army or in opposition groups.
Creative, colourful action and fun! Theater, Red Hand biscuits, Red Hand balls, Red Hand T-Shirts, YouTube films, benefit concerts, street festivals, banners at schools and town halls – be creative and join the campaign!
Make them move! Politicians like the German Foreign Minister Steinmeier should act to protect children from recruitment and other abuse in armed conflicts!