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.
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.
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.
20 January 2010: Thirty Bangladeshi adolescents in rural communities joined a Government- and UNICEF-supported photography workshop.
20 November 2009: The photography book 'The Rights of Children' celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
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.