20 Years - The Convention on the Rights of the Child

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Convention on the Rights of the Child printed in Braille alphabet for the first time in Montenegro
PODGORICA, Montenegro, 06 January 2010 – On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), UNICEF Regional Director for CEE/CIS Steven Allen, together with the Minister of Education Sreten Skuletic and Minister of Labour and Social Welfare Suad Numanovic, gave blind and visually impaired children in Podgorica copies of the Convention printed in the Braille alphabet.
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Ukrainian pop stars sing about child rights
KIEV, Ukraine, 16 December 2009 – For the 20th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, UNICEF along with a leading Ukrainian television channel (M1 TV) and other pop celebrities debuted a song about children’s rights titled ‘The Fire of the Hearts’.
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Leaders join with young people to celebrate child rights in Zimbabwe

HARARE, Zimbabwe, 15 December 2009 - Leaders in Zimbabwe’s Inclusive Government joined with the rest of world in celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.

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Young Zimbabwean featured in 'Music by Prudence' champions disability rights

NEW YORK, USA, 15 June 2010 – The second Millennium Development Goal calls for universal primary education for all boys and girls, and Article 23 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child says that all children with disabilities have the right to special care and support so they can live full and independent lives. But for many children with diabilities in developing countries – especially in rural areas – few opportunities for education are accessible.

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Liberian youths report on injustices of education system in Liberia

MONROVIA, Liberia, 11 January 2010 – As Liberia slowly recovers from a 14-year-long civil war, its educational system retains some of the lawlessness that reigned during the conflict.

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A right to freedom of religion is expressed in Liberia

MONROVIA, Liberia, 29 December 2009 – When Emmanuel Mulbah, 18, moved in with his uncle several years ago, they became very close.  Emmanuel worked in his uncle’s shop, and would run it whenever his uncle was away.

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Child's View - Do you see my world?

20 January 2010: Thirty Bangladeshi adolescents in rural communities joined a Government- and UNICEF-supported photography workshop.

 
The Rights of Children

20 November 2009: The photography book 'The Rights of Children' celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

 
CRC@20: Ukrainian children are drawing their rights (part 1)

In 2009 the 20th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child is celebrated worldwide. Observing this anniversary, the pupils of Art Studio “Muzeum” from Chernivtsi, Ukraine were drawing their rights.

 

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