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UN marks the Convention on the Rights of the Child

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UN marks the Convention on the Rights of the Child

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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon commemorates the 20th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Speaking in New York Ban Ki-moon said: “Children are physically and emotionally vulnerable. They are often the first to succumb to disease and malnutrition. They can be scarred for life by mental or emotional abuse. That is why children should have the first claim on our attention and resources.”