Children's Rights – September 18 2023

We are failing the children of the world

Eight years after the adoption of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, the most vulnerable children worldwide are still lacking protection, nourishment, schooling, immunizations, and safe environments to grow up in. The progress has been disappointing – without renewed political commitment, the 2030 goals are set to fail. We must all come together to prevent that.  

As we accelerate the realization of the Sustainable Development Goals, we must prioritize a child-centered approach and all stand behind children and families living in crises and poverty.

Read more in an op-ed by SOS Children's Villages President Dereje Wordofa that was recently published in The Hill