Video News Package

17 October 2007 - Advancing the rights of orphaned children in Uzbekistan

Tape#: JN 7329 Uzbekistan CRC
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© UNICEF video

Very few Uzbek orphans are placed in family environments like this. Most live in orphanages and schools.

(Real format)

Production date: 30 June 2007, 2 July 2007

Duration: 4:04

Keywords: UNICEF, children, Convention on Rights of Child, orphans, foster care, Uzbekistan

Main shooting locations: Urgench, Uzbekistan; Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Main sequences: 2007 is the 18th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, which spells out the basic human rights that children everywhere have: the right to survival; to develop to the fullest; to protection from harmful influences, abuse and exploitation; and to participate fully in family, cultural and social life. This is the story of orphan children in Uzbekistan who are among then first generation to expect the protection of the CRC. 

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