Parents Arun Kumar - the disabled, the grandparents beat him, he ran away from home, got a job at a garment factory, but all his savings stolen by the police. He was only 11 years old. Today he 13 and he lives with other homeless children on the streets of New Delhi. He was lucky.
20 years after the adoption of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child so many children around the world still suffer from poverty, violence and disease. Every year, 4 million children die before they reach one month, 150 million children are working, more than 500 million exposed to violence, and 51 million do not even remember his birthday.
1. Homeless looking for materials suitable for reuse in a landfill on the outskirts of the Indian city of Guwahati on November 19, the day before the World Day of the Child. 20 years after the adoption of the UN Agreement on the Rights of the Child was the more children going to school has decreased mortality, but 1 billion children are still not receiving the proper conditions. (AP / Anupam Nath)
2. A homeless boy demonstrating acrobatic skills with an iron rod on a street in Kathmandu, Nepal, on Thursday November 19. (AP / Gemunu Amarasinghe)
3. Stray dog lying next to a group of homeless children on the sidewalk in Kathmandu, Nepal, on Friday 20th of November. (AP / Gemunu Amarasinghe)