New York, 19 November 2010 - Tomorrow,
20 November is Universal Children's Day, a day to celebrate youth and to
demonstrate our universal belief that childhood is sacred for all girls
and boys. Millions of children around the world, however, are denied a
safe home and community, a functioning school and a protected playground.
Growing up in conflict, their innocence is stolen when they are abducted
from schools, recruited to fight, wounded or killed, separated from their
families and emotionally as well as physically scarred for life.
We remember the needs of the children