Perspectives on the Convention of the Rights of the Child


The Convention on the Rights of the Child sets the standards for the care, treatment and protection of all children. Interpreting these standards and applying the measures required to realize the rights they safeguard relies on the actions parents, families and communities, civil society and the media, governments and international agencies, the private sector, advocates and activists, individuals and institutions, and
children, adolescents and young people.

Towards an AIDS-Free Generation: Children and AIDS | Sixth Stocktaking Report 2013 (Interactive Version)


Here, the Sixth Stocktaking Report accounts for both progress made and setbacks identified in the last two years. Globally countries have made more inroads on new HIV infections among children since 2011 than in the previous decade, but the rate of slowing new infections isn't yet on track to meet Millennium Development Goal 6 by its 2015 deadline.

In the report, follow the narrative of how low- and middle-income countries have responded to HIV and AIDS in the first and second decades of a child's life. Several national governments have made remarkable progress on mother-to-child transmission, yet lagged where adolescent protection is concerned.


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