KidsRights news

  1. Meet the advisory members!

    Child participation is one of KidsRights main values, and of course also during the nomination process of the International Children´s Peace Prize 2018 this is implemented. Besides the 5 members of the expert committee, there are also 2 members of the advisory committee. These two members are KidsRights Youngsters and will help the expert committee by giving their advice. 
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  2. "There are 10.1 million child laborers in India"

    The second ever winner of the International Children’s Peace Prize was awarded in 2006 to Om Prakash Gurjar. Om Prakash used to be a child slave and was freed from the hands of the man he worked for by an organization called Bachpan Bachao Andolan (BBA).
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  3. 90% of the children under 15 years old in Liberia have to face violence

    The problem of violence has led to young changemakers standing up. One of those changemakers was Abraham M. Keita, the winner of the 2015 International Children’s Peace Prize. He stood up against the violence against children in his hometown after a little girl had been raped and murdered.  After that he got invited to the child parliament in his town, and that’s where his passion for advocacy emerged. 
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  4. Baruani did an interview with students!

    Last year Baruani was able to move to South Africa to prepare to go to the university, and two students sought him out in the university. They ask Baruani everything about his life in Tanzania and his plans for the future! 
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  5. KidsRights calls for international donors and host governments to fill funding gap and prioritize education

    In a pressing letter, KidsRights calls for international donors and host governments to urgently fill a $603 million funding gap and make education a priority. The letter is an addition to the recently published KidsRights Report, exposing the rising number of children out of school due to a lack of funding for Syrian refugees and restrictive policies by host countries.
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  6. KidsRights & Nickelodeon jointly launch 'Together for Good' campaign

    KidsRights and Nickelodeon jointly run the worldwide children's rights campaign 'Together for Good, Together for KidsRights'. The TV & online campaign aims to raise awareness for millions of children about their rights; such as the right to education, healthy food, hygiene, a roof over their heads, loving care and protection against violence and child labor.
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  7. KidsRights Report reveals the alarming decline in access to education for Syrian refugee children

    KidsRights has published a new report revealing the alarming decline in access to education for Syrian child refugees living in neighboring host countries. KidsRights will present the report at the Second Laureates and Leaders for Children Summit 2018, held in Amman, Jordan, attended by a large number of global leaders and Nobel Peace Laureates.
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  8. A personal update from KidsRights Youngster Mohamad

    Mohamad, winner of the International Children's Peace Prize 2017, traveled to Lebanon and Jordan to talk to refugee children about their experiences with finding a place in school, the difficulties they face and also about the quality of the schools and teachers. In this blog, he shares his personal experiences.
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  9. The deadline to submit your nomination for the International Children’s Peace Prize has been extended!

    The deadline to submit your nomination for the International Children’s Peace Prize has been extended! After receiving several requests, we are extending the nomination period until March 15th of 2018.
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  10. A personal update from KidsRights Youngster Baruani

    We asked KidsRights Youngster Baruani to tell you a little bit about his life. Read his personal story in which he updates you on his journey that brought him to South Africa, after years living in a refugee camp.
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  11. KidsRights extends partnership with Chaeli Campaign for 2018

    KidsRights will extend its financial support for the continuation, expansion and development of the Pay-It-Forward Ambassadors program. The Pay-It-Forward Ambassadors program is part of the Chaeli Campaign.
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  12. Nominate your candidate for the International Children’s Peace Prize 2018

    Do you know a child whose actions and strong commitment have made a difference in improving children’s rights? Give him or her the opportunity to be recognized for these achievements with a nomination for the International Children’s Peace Prize 2018.
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