Thursday, November 20, 2014

Minh Thu from Viet Nam on children's right to privacy


Minh Thu, 9, from Viet Nam hopes children's right to privacy is always respected
© UNICEF Viet Nam 2014
Today we’re celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC)! We’ve asked children from around East Asia and the Pacific about what the CRC means to them.

Here is what Le Minh Thu, 9, from Viet Nam thinks:

Anasya from Thailand shares her thoughts on child rights

Anasya, 11, from Thailand talks about children's rights at school
© UNICEF Thailand 2014
Today we’re celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC)! We’ve asked children from around East Asia and the Pacific about what the CRC means to them.

Here is what Anasya, 11, from Thailand said:

Children from Tacloban talk about their rights and hopes

Kiana, Mikhaela, Lynel and Ralph from Tacloban, Philippines talk about child rights
© UNICEF Philippines 2014
Today we’re celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC)! We’ve asked children from around East Asia and the Pacific about what the CRC means to them.

Here is what children from Tacloban, Philippines think:

Children in Timor-Leste talk about child rights

Brilha, Caibauk, Crisensia and Geraldo from Timor-Leste talk about children's rights
© UNICEF Timor-Leste/2014
Today we’re celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC)! We’ve asked children from around East Asia and the Pacific what the CRC means to them.

Here is what children in Timor-Leste said:

Monday, October 27, 2014

Riders on the storm: protecting child jockeys in Mongolia

Budgarav, 15, was disabled while working as child jockey
© UNICEF Mongolia/2014/Zetty Brake
In a ger tent in Ulziit, horse racing capital of Mongolia, 15-year-old former child jockey Budgarav rests on his crutches and adjusts the baseball cap on his head. Four years ago he was thrown from a horse during training and trampled, losing his front teeth and breaking both his legs. “It was very painful when I fell,” he says.