Thirty years ago, world leaders made a historic commitment to the world’s children by adopting the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child – an international agreement on childhood.
It’s become the most widely ratified human rights treaty in history and has helped transform children’s lives around the world.
But still not every child gets to enjoy a full childhood. Still, too many childhoods are cut short.
It is up to our generation to demand that leaders from government, business and communities fulfil their commitments and take action for child rights now, once and for all. They must commit to making sure every child, has every right.
Time to act
Ahead of the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore shares eight reasons2020欧洲杯分组赛程 why she’s worried, and hopeful, about the next generation.