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Child Labor in India

Posted December 15, 2014 no picture Angel

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Did you know that India has the largest amount of child laborers in the world? Human Rights Watch states, “More children in India work than anywhere else in the world”. There are 100-150 million children from ages 5 to 14 working, and nearly half of those children (at least 44 million) are engaged in hazardous work. This is now a big problem in India that has to be taken care of. As stated by article number 32 from The Convention Of Rights Of The Children, “Governments should...


Child Labor in China

Posted December 15, 2014 no picture Ishita

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Did you know that according to the China Labour Bulletin, in 2000, there were approximately 11,575,000 children at work between the ages of 10 to 14 in China? This violates article 32 of the Convention of Rights of The Child, which states, “You have the right to protection from work that harms you, and is bad for your health and prevents you from receiving an education. If you work, you have the right to be safe and paid fairly.” Even though the minimum age for work in China is...


Child Labor In Indonesia

Posted December 15, 2014 no picture William

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In Indonesia there are 3.2 million children working, doing the worst kinds of labor. The Indonesian government has done little to tackle this problem. They have set up laws that say all children must finish high school but many families lack the money to do so. The children decide to go to work. In all this violates the following articles of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. Article 19, governments should make sure children are properly treated, 28, right to education,...


My wish for children in 25 years time is...

Posted November 21, 2014 no picture Ma'Reke

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I have had the most interestingly fascinating encounters with children this year alone. In the process, I have learnt quite a lot about them. Children are mostly not trying to hide their feelings. They are as easy to read as their books. Perhaps the only things not as easy are their questions. They ask you things you think you know in the most ambiguous and complicated way. So you probably understand the silence and listlessness that ensued after I got the question: "Aunty, wh...


25 years of children's rights

Posted November 10, 2014 Avatar KateVOY

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Next Thursday, 20 November 2014, marks the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Tell us what child rights means to you by writing a blog post on one of these topics between now and next week: 1. What the Convention on the Rights of the Child means to me. 2. Is the world a better place for children today than it was 25 years ago? 3. My wish for children in 25 years time is..... 4. What kinds of innovation do we need to make the world better for children? We look forw...


Digital Media & Child Rights - 2014 Day of General Discussion

Posted September 11, 2014 Avatar KateVOY

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How many children around the world use the internet and mobile phones? How are children using social media? What are the risks to children using digital tools? What are the opportunities for improving access to information and education? The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child tells the world the rights that ALL children have. But the Convention came about in 1989 - long before the internet became available to everyone; long before nearly everyone had a mobile phon...


Photography for storytelling

Posted August 21, 2014 Avatar Thamara Kandabada

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I had the pleasure of attending an event organised by UNICEF Sri Lanka today. I did a photo-post earlier inviting enthusiasts to attend the event, themed #Photography for storytelling, which was in fact a continuation of the #Y4C (Youth for Children) Dialogue. The event featured a line-up of interesting speakers, passionate undertakers of the art of photography, who delivered remarks and personal stories on various aspects of photography. The event also highlighted a promo of t...


How to find the perfect location for your OneMinutesJr video

Posted August 18, 2014 Avatar tomJr

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Short tutorial video for the OneMinutesJr - check uni.cf/tomjr on how to participate in our OneMinutesJr challenge and send your film in!


Don't Abuse Me! Use Me!

Posted July 15, 2014 no picture chilufya_connect_zambia

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A Child is a person below the legal age of 18 years, as stipulated by the laws of Zambia. By virtue of been human children are entitled to rights which are known as child rights. It is unfortunate that despite Zambia been a signatory to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC), the majority of the Zambian children suffer from various socio-economic challenges, such as increasing household poverty, child labour, child trafficking, early marriages HIV/AIDS,...


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