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Wednesday, 08 May 2002
Wednesday, May 8, 2002 -- Starting Point: New York, Union Square South at 4:00 PM, Rally and Candlelight Vigil at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza until 7:30 PM.

The March for Childrens Rights in New York City on May 8, 2002 will send a loud and clear essage to the world that we will not stand another day of denying children their fundamental rights. The March will be joined by world leaders present at UNGASS and children from around the world as ell as from New York City. At sunset, the streets of New York will be lit with candles in support for childrens rights.

To reinforce this message, people around the world will join in the Candlelight Vigil in their own countries. The whole world will show its compassion by lighting candles for children.

Source: http://www.globalmarch.org/childrights/
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