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S.Res. 595 (113th): A resolution recognizing Nobel Laureates Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai for their efforts to end the financial exploitation of children and to ensure the right of all children to an education.


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12/16/2014--Passed Senate amended. Recognizes Nobel Laureates Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai as symbols of peace and advocates for ending the financial exploitation of children and for the opportunity of all children to have access to education.

Commends all individuals working around the world to end the scourge of child slavery and to advance education for all children.

Recognizes the challenges that remain in ending the financial exploitation of children and providing access to an education for all children.

Urges all governments, civil society organizations, businesses, and individuals to unite in the common purpose of protecting children from losing their childhoods as well as their futures.

Recognizes the dedication and commitment to freedom, the rights of children, and the endurance of the human spirit demonstrated by all individuals who make sacrifices to build a more peaceful world.