Tag Archive for Red Hand Day

Stand4Kids Sponsors Red-Hand Day Event!

Last week, my teammate Karen and I, sponsored Red-Hand Day. The Red Hand Day’s symbol is a red hand which has been used all over the world by many organizations in order to say NO to child recruitment and the use of child soldiers. We held our event in a coffee house after school.  Fifty [...] Read more →

Red Hand Day

According to the UN Convention of Children Rights, recruiting and using children under 18 as soldiers has been illegal since February 12, 2002. Nine years later, many countries have yet to ratify the treaty. Others do not enforce it. On February 12, children and youth around the world will stand against the recruitment and use [...] Read more →