All children are born with the same rights. Regardless of race or ethnic group, the country they are born in, whether they are a boy or girl, rich or poor, living with disabilities or with HIV – all children must have full opportunity to become a productive member of society, and must have the right to speak up and be heard.
Real lives takes you into the lives of children and young people in Rwanda and the communities in which they live and tells the stories of how their lives have been touched by UNICEF. Learn about the challenges they face as well as their dreams and hopes to better protect their rights in a world stained with poverty, violence and AIDS.
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