The World's Children's Prize Child Rights Heroes are elected by children. They are individuals or organisations that over a long period and in difficult circumstances have done outstanding work for children.
Child Rights Heroes
Our laureates have become role models for millions of children, and people all over the world find out about their work for children. The prize money helps thousands of the world’s most disadvantaged children to a better life. Children who have received support include those who have been sex slaves, bonded domestic workers, debt slaves, refugees, and children orphaned by genocide or AIDS.
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Who is your hero?
Who do you think deserves to be honoured by the children's prize for contributions on behalf of the Rights of the Child? Nominate your candidate for the World’s Children’s Prize. The longer the period and/or the harder the circumstances under which your candidate has been fighting for the rights of the child, the more likely that they will be picked as a finalist.
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Decade Child Rights Hero
Eight amazing Child Rights Heroes were nominated for the World’s Children’s Prize Decade Child Rights Hero 2022. All had previously been honored by millions of voting children with the World’s Children’s Prize. These eight campaigners fought for the rights of vulnerable children for over a total of 200 years.
> Meet the Decade Hero Candidates