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Access to the Internet may help more vulnerable children to develop their potential and find references.  Source:UNICEF

Internet can promote children’s rights, says UNICEF

The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund highlights that access to the Internet may help more vulnerable children to develop their potential and find references, while also warning of the risks entailed.

Children, in the same way than adults and old people, have some rights that laws and public bodies need to guarantee.

Which non-profit organizations are working in the children’s rights protection?

The Convention on the Rights of the Child, which was approved in 1989 and confirmed by 195 countries, recognises and safeguards children’s rights all over the world. 

Graphic material from the campaign. Photo: Miami Ad School Germany

UNICEF launches a campaign to report cyberbullying on social networks

In collaboration with the students of the Miami Ad School Germany, the campaign changes the logo of Facebook, Whatsapp and Twitter to raise awareness of this issue. 

Girl / Photograph: Lance Shields, Flickr

A report by UNICEF estimated some 50 million children are uprooted worldwide

Over half of them have been forced from their homes by conflicts and threats. The report recalls that a large number of children are seeking a better quality of life and improved social and economic conditions out of their homes.