Children Of The World Are Our Future Essay

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Brooke Graham The children of the world are our future. Children make up about 26% of the worlds population (“Population ages of 0-14,” n.d.). The children may not make up an over powering section of our population, but they are the individuals that are going to be creating the future of this world. Plenty of laws are in place to protect human rights, including those of children. Just because laws are in place does not mean that they are followed, and those that violate them pay the price. Those that pay the price of human right violations are the victims themselves, especially the future of this world, children. Globalization of human rights, and the violence and inequalities that children face; as well as crimes committed by the powerful, and the lack of global justice for these children are themes of struggles that children whose human rights are violated face. Human Rights and the globalization of these rights should extend to every individual in the world as they are stated in many documents, but many individuals still suffer, especially children. Article two of the Declaration of Human Rights states that “Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth in this Declaration, without distinction of any kind, such as race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status”(Universal Declaration of Human Rights). This article clearly states that no matter where you come from or what you

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