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Angelina Jolie interviews Queen Mary’s Professor Geraldine Van Bueren

Thirty years ago, the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child was adopted, recognising for the first time that children have their own rights, distinct from adults. Professor Geraldine Van Bueren was one of the drafters of the convention.


In an interview in Time, Angelina Jolie asked her if it has lived up to its promise and what her message is to children fighting to be heard today.

Read the interview here.



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