Millions of children around the world suffer from poverty, violence and diseases, many of them have to work hard. Many people don’t care about this and it is terrible. Frankly, my heart bleeds seeing these kids, who from an early age had to deal with this cruel world.
A street child searches for recyclable material in a garbage dump on the outskirts of Gauhati, India, Thursday, Nov. 19, a day ahead of Universal Children’s Day. Twenty years after the U.N. adopted a treaty guaranteeing children’s rights, fewer youngsters are dying and more are going to school, but an estimated 1 billion still lack services essential to their survival and development, UNICEF said Thursday.
A street child displays acrobatic skills with the help of an iron ring during a street show in Katmandu, Nepal, Thursday, Nov. 19.
A stray dog looks on near a group of street children sleeping on a pavement in Katmandu, Nepal, Friday, Nov. 20.
Children eat a meal at a shelter for street children in Katmandu, Nepal, Friday, Nov. 20.
A street child sleeps next to a stray dog, as another looks for fleas in his clothes, in Katmandu, Nepal, Thursday, Nov. 19.
Bangladeshi child laborers work at a balloon workshop in Kamrangir Char, on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh, Thursday, Nov.
School children chant morning prayers in an open-air government-run school in Jammu, India, Friday, Nov. 20.
Roha, an infant, is left sleeping on the sidewalk of a busy street in Mumbai, India on Wednesday, Nov. 18.
Children wash clothes and bathe at a water pipeline surrounded by sewage in Mumbai, India on Wednesday, Nov. 18.
Dinesh, 8, cuts rose stems outside a flower shop in Gauhati, India on Wednesday, Nov. 18.
Sheela, 6, walks the tightrope during a street performance in Gauhati, India, Wednesday, Nov. 18.
Children play in a rickshaw at a garbage dump in Hyderabad, India on Tuesday, Nov. 17.
Children study in a yard with scrap collected for recycling, in Hyderabad, India, Friday, Nov. 20.
School children attend classes in an open-air government-run school in Jammu, India, Friday, Nov. 20.
Children from impoverished families attend a class at a government-run school in Gauhati, India, Friday, Nov. 20.
Leonardo Sanchez, 12, tries to pull cactus spines from his hands as a relative cuts more cactus pads at the La Merced market in Mexico City. The United Nations adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child 20 years ago, yet millions of children the world over still suffer from violence and abuse, hunger and disease.
Internally displaced women line up to receive therapeutic food for their children at a food distribution centre run by an organization called CAACID, funded by the UN agencies and European Union, in Mogadishu, Somalia, on Nov. 15.
Children gather to celebrate children’s rights in Harare, Friday, Nov. 20.
Children push a cart through a darkened street in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Nov. 20.
In this photo taken Wednesday, Nov. 18, children look for recyclable materials at a garbage dump in Allahabad, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.
In this photo taken Wednesday, Nov. 18, a street child stands on a pile of garbage in Dharavi, Asia’s largest slum, in Mumbai, India.
In this photo taken on Tuesday, Nov. 17, children rummage for scrap metal following a fire which gutted 400 houses in Mandaluyong city, east of Manila, Philippines. The Philippine Labor Department estimates that there are 2.1 million Filipino child workers, mostly in the agriculture sector.
In this photo taken Sunday, Aug. 16, Marina, 3, center-left, plays with other children in the back of a garbage collection truck where many garbage collectors live and work on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt.
This Nov. 16 photo shows Palestinian teacher Gada Aby Ward teaching in the Omar Ben al-Khattab School.
This Nov. 17 photo shows a boy eating his lunch during recess at a school for children of migrant workers in a suburb of Beijing, China.
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