International Ten years after the historic UN Special Session on children, UNICEF marks progress in creating 'A World Fit for Children'

7 May 2012 child protection policy protection systems

UNICEF’ reports on its website that this week, UNICEF commemorates the 10-year anniversary of the adoption of A World Fit for Children, a United Nations document committing the world’s nations to advancing the rights, welfare and dignity of children everywhere. In the ten years that have passed, there has been much improvement in the welfare of children – but not enough. The document begins, laying out goals in four overarching categories: promoting healthy lives; providing a quality education; combating HIV and AIDS; and protecting against abuse, exploitation and violence.

Source : UNICEF

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