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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

Pogress for children 2015

Progress for Children: Beyond Averages

This report shows progress for the most vulnerable, proving that a more equitable world is within reach. But despite this progress, millions of the children in greatest need have been left behind – the most marginalized and vulnerable children whose future the MDGs were designed to safeguard.

For every child
Health, Education, Equality, Protection