A CALL TO ACTION TO LEAVE NO CHILD BEHIND

An open letter in support of a 2019 Rights of the Child resolution on children without parental care

Theme:
  • Violence Against Children
Girls in Africa are particularly vulnerable to various forms of violence - both by virtue of their gender and because of the socio-economic and cultural conditions prevailing in their communities.
Theme:
  • Violence Against Children
Recent studies have estimated that up to 70% of children with disabilities in the developing world have been victims of violence in some way.
Theme:
  • Child Wellbeing
The colourful enunciations in the host of human rights instruments endorsed by most governments remain hollow promises if they are not backed up by appropriate public spending. Governments must make concrete investments in children to demonstrate commitment to their rights and wellbeing.
Theme:
  • Child Wellbeing
The budget is the linchpin in the rhetoric-reality nexus in the realisation of child wellbeing. All human rights conventions and treaties demand resources for their implementation and realisation. Without adequate and commensurate resources, they remain empty promises. Budgets are therefore the obje
Theme:
  • Child Wellbeing
The budget is the linchpin in the rhetoric-reality nexus in the realisation of child wellbeing. All human rights conventions and treaties demand resources for their implementation and realisation. Without adequate and commensurate resources, they remain empty promises.
Theme:
  • Child Wellbeing
Le budget est l’élément central de la corrélation rhétorique-réalité dans la réalisation du bien-être de l’enfant. Toutes les conventions et tous les traités des droits de l’homme requièrent des ressources pour leur mise en oeuvre et leur réalisation.