Boy with slingshot in rain forest
The Heroes and the Global Goals

All nominated Child Rights Heroes 2020 can be linked to the Global Goals.

Learn more about the Global Goals and their connection to the Rights of the Child here.

murhabazi with children

Murhabazi Namegabe is contributing to fulfilling the Global Goals in the following ways: Goal 3: Good Health and Well-being. Goal 4: All children have the right to an education. Goal 5: Violence and sexual violence against girls must be stopped. Goal 8: A ban on using children as soldiers. Goal 16: Peaceful and inclusive societies.

Anna with children and mothers

Anna Mollel contributes towards fulfilling the Global Goals, including: Goal 1: No poverty. Goal 4: Every child’s right to a quality education. Goal 10: Reduced inequalities. Goal 11: Differently abled people share the same rights as everyone else.

James Kofi anan

James Kofi Annan contributes towards fulfilling the Global Goals, including: Goal 3: Good health and well-being. Goal 4: Every child’s right to a quality education. Goal 8: Decent work. Goal 16: A stop to forced labour, child slavery, assaults and violence against children.

Malala

Malala Yousafzai contributes towards fulfilling the Global Goals, including: Goal 4: Quality education, in particular girls’ right to go to school. Goal 5: Gender equality. Goal 10: Reduced inequalities. Goal 11: Sustainable communities.

Phymean Noun

Phymean Noun contributes towards fulfilling the Global Goals, including: Goal 1: No poverty. Goal 2: Zero hunger. Goal 3: Good health and well-being. Goal 4: Quality education. Goal 10: Reduced inequalities. Goal 11: Sustainable communities.

Manuel Rodrigues sits with blind children

Manuel Rodrigues contributes towards fulfilling the Global Goals, including: Goal 1: No poverty. Goal 3: Good health and well-being. Goal 4: Every child’s right to a quality education. Goal 10: Reduced inequalities. Goal 11: Differently abled people share the same rights as everyone else.

Rachel

Rachel Lloyd contributes towards fulfilling the Global Goals, including: Goal 3: Good health and well-being. Goal 4: Quality education. Goal 5: Gender equality. Goal 8: Decent work. Goal 16: A stop to violence and abuse, sexual exploitation of children and trafficking.

Ashok with a girlsclub

Ashok Dyalchand contributes towards fulfilling the Global Goals, including: Goal 4: Quality education, for girls too. Goal 5: Gender equality. A stop to child marriage and all forms of harmful traditions, which also contributes towards achieving several goals, including: Goal 1: No poverty, Goal 2: Zero hunger, and Goal 10: Reduced inequalities.

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