Three Child Rights Heroes are candidates for the World’s Children’s Prize (WCP). Millions of children will study their work, participate in the Global Vote and choose the recipient of the prize. The nominees are:
Nominated Child Rights Heroes 2019
• Spès Nihangaza, Burundi, for her 25-year fight for orphaned children who have been severely affected by the AIDS epidemic and a brutal civil war.
• Ashok Dyalchand, India, who has been campaigning against child marriage and fighting for girls’ rights for 40 years.
• Guylande Mésadieu, Haiti, who has been fighting for 20 years for children who have been forced into slavery, children in prison and children on the street.