The Rights And Protection Of Our Future Generations

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Introduction It is difficult to imagine a world where children have no voice in society, and a government that lacks laws endorsing the rights and protection of our future generations. And yet, there are still millions of children around the world who suffer from human rights abuses and other forms of protection. For example, “Children in Nepal, Uganda, and the Congo are used as soldiers on the front lines of armed conflicts. Police in Bulgaria and Guatemala beat and torture homeless street children; disabled children in Romanian orphanages are confined to cribs for life, eating and defecating in their crib. Millions of children around the world, including in developed countries such as England and the United States, are subject to poverty, violence, rape, and cruelty “(Human Rights, 2008). Although it may seem like these issues are primarily outside of the U.S. what about issues that children in our culture struggle with even today? For example, what is easy to miss by someone who has never traveled outside of the U.S., why is it that children around the world die of hunger and thirst, are abandoned, and forced to fend for themselves? Why should governments feel obligated to care and protect children when they don’t have any political rights and are not bringing immediate benefits to the current government or to its economy? An important issue revolves around prioritization of rights when resources are limited or when rights conflict (Khadka, 2013).
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