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Convention on the Rights of the Child

Water

Every child has the right to an adequate standard of living

UNICEF Image: Child drinking water smiling
In 2012, 89 per cent of the world’s population used an improved source of drinking water – that’s 2.3 billion more people since 1990.

 

 

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