It’s not just in America that a youth-led revolution is coming alive. Around the world, young people are becoming a power in their own right. These new movements reflect our current digital age, in which young people can increasingly connect with one another in their own countries and across borders. In doing so, they are exposing the gap between the promise of opportunity and the grim reality of unequal chances – especially for girls. The torch is not being passed to a new generation; this new generation has had to seize it. They deserve our support. By Gordon Brown
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Results for Rights of the Child
Tuesday 14 June 2016
Amstelveen, The Netherlands
Vulnerable and marginalized children such as refugee, migrant, disabled, street kids and indigenous children and youth, are still widely discriminated against says KidsRights after it recently released its annual global index on children’s rights in 163 countries - with two Pacific countries ranked among the worst performing on the list.