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40,6 MILLION CHILDREN have been EDUCATED & EMPOWERED since the year 2000

70,000 schools in 115 countries have got
behind The World's Children's Prize


Blind child advocate Manuel Rodrigues from Guinea-Bissau has been selected by millions of children to receive The World’s Children’s Prize (WCP), often called the ‘Children’s Nobel Prize’ by the media. Manuel was honoured for his work for differently abled children. Two other child rights activists, 90-year-old Rosi Gollmann from Germany and Molly Melching from the USA and Senegal, were also honoured: Rosi’s work includes rescuing tens of thousands of girls in India from being killed at birth, and Molly has led pioneering initiatives to tackle female genital cutting and child marriage in West Africa. Both received the World’s Children’s Honorary Award.


This next World’s Children’s Prize Program starts in November 2017. Learn more about how you can join the world’s largest educational Program here, including taking part in the unique Global Vote. In schools all over the world, students learn how democracy works and then organise their own election days and vote for their Child Right Heroes.

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