Joint Statement on Red Hand Day – International Day Against the Use of Children as Soldiers

Coalition member YCMHRV has spearheaded the following joint statement denouncing the increasing recruitment of child soldiers by all major parties to the Yemen Conflict. The statement was joined by all 10 coalition partners and Human Rights Watch and calls for all parties to fulfill their national and international obligations to protect children, including by immediately ending the recruitment and use of children in military operations. Read the coalition’s full statement below and on YCMHRV’s website here.

An Arabic copy can be found at: