The Condition of Children Worldwide
Right to Life: State of the World
Children’s right to life, of survival and development is a fundamental right recognized by all countries. However, every day, thousands of children lose their lives.
Right to Education : State of the World
Today, the right to education is recognized as a fundamental right by all countries. Nevertheless, it remains as an inaccessible right for many children.
Right to Food : State of the World
Today, more than one billion people in the world are exposed to the problems of undernourishment. Among them, 800 million suffer from malnutrition.
Right to Health : State of the World
Millions of children suffer from the lack of medical care. Each year, more than 13 million children under five die from diseases that could be prevented.
Right to Water : State of the World
Today, more than 885 million people worldwide are forced to drink unhygienic,non-potable water and 2.5 billion people lack adequate sanitation.
Right to Identity : State of the World
Each year, millions of children around the world are denied the right to an identity. In 2007, more than 51 million children were not registered.
Right of Fundamental Freedoms : State of the World
All children have the right to the freedom of opinion, expression and association. Yet, most of them do not have the chance to savor nor enjoy their freedoms.
Right to Protection: State of the World
All children have the right to have a protective environment. Nonetheless, today in most countries, children are victims of discrimination, abuse and exploitation.