High School General Assembly 6


Zachary Fisher
United States

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GA 6 Afghanistan Child Abuse, Migrant Children Zachary Fisher AFGHANISTAN GA 6 On November 20th 1989, the United Nations opened The Rights of The Child for signatories, in 1990 the document was passed with overall support. Within this document it is stated that “All human beings are entitled to civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, without discrimination of any kind, including with regards to their migration status.” Currently among the worldwide population an estimated 35 million international migrants are under the age of 20, 11 million of those are between the ages of 15 and 19. These numbers are estimated as the migrants usually reside in countries where the governments are unstable or corrupt therefor making data collection unreliable. Within these countries and neighboring countries, authorities...