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child rights

Op-Ed - Improved children rights are urgently needed in South Asia

ON November 20, 1989, the world agreed that rights of children needed to be protected. The resulting Convention on the Rights of the Child is ratified by a record 191 States. It is the world's promise to children everywhere.



Op-Ed - Girl Summit 2014: End child marriage within a generation

Childhood should be a time of play and learning, within a safe environment, so that children can reach their full potential.


New Publication

SOWC 2015

The State of the World’s Children 2015: Reimagine the future

On the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, UNICEF launches the State of the World’s Children Report and calls for new ideas to tackle the most pressing problems facing children in every part of the world.>>

For every child
Health, Education, Equality, Protection