Children around the world still suffer from poverty, violence and disease (19 photos)

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)




4. Children eat at a homeless shelter in Kathmandu, Nepal, on Friday 20th of November. (AP / Gemunu Amarasinghe)



5. Homeless sleeping next to a homeless dog, while the other is looking for fleas in his clothes in Kathmandu, Nepal, on Thursday November 19. (AP / Gemunu Amarasinghe)



6. Bangladeshi children work in the studio for the production of balloons in Kamrangir Char on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Thursday November 19. (AP / Pavel Rahman)



7. Students during morning prayers in a public school in the open air in Jammu, India, on Friday 20th of November. (AP / Channi Anand)



8-year-old kid named Roch left to sleep on the street in Mumbai, India, on Wednesday November 18. (AP / Rafiq Maqbool)



9. Children bathe in sewage around sanitation in Mumbai, India, on Wednesday November 18. (AP / Rafiq Maqbool)



10. The 8-year-old Dinesh cuts roses at a flower shop in Gauhati, India, Wednesday 18 November. (AP / Anupam Nath)



11. 6-year-old Sheila goes on a rope during a street performance in Gauhati, India, Wednesday 18 November. (AP / Anupam Nath)



12. Children play in the carriage at the dump rickshaws in Hyderabad, India, on Tuesday, November 17th. (AP / Mahesh Kumar A)



13. Children learn in the courtyard among collected for recycling. Little did they know when something where you can download the Ice Age 3. Photographed in Hyderabad on Friday 20th of November. (AP / Mahesh Kumar A)



14. Students in the classroom in a public school in the open air in Jammu, India, on Friday 20th of November. (AP / Channi Anand)



15. Children from poor families in the classroom in a public school in Gauhati on Friday 20th of November. (AP / Anupam Nath)



16. 12-year-old Leonardo Sanchez tries to pull cactus needles out of hand, while his relatives continue to cut the cacti in the La Merced market in Mexico City. 20 years ago the United Nations adopted a convention on the rights of the child, but millions of children around the world suffer from violence, hunger and disease. (AP / Gregory Bull)



17. Homeless women in line for baby food in the center of an organization called «CAACID», founded by the United Nations and the European Union in Mogadishu, Somalia, on 15 November. The situation in Somalia has long remained abysmal (AFP / Getty Images / Mohamed Dahir)



18. Children in Harare, Zimbabwe, on Friday 20th of November. (AP)



19. Child pushing a cart on a dark street in Kabul on Friday 20th of November. (AP / Mustafa Quraishi)

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