Advocacy Organizations

Organizations dedicated to promoting the health, safety, and education of all children

Association for Childhood Education International  (ACEI)
ACEI promotes and supports the global community in the optimal education and development of children, from birth through early adolescence, and to influence the professional growth of educators and the efforts of others who are committed to the needs of children in a changing society.

Child Rights Information Network
CRIN promotes basic human rights that children everywhere, without discrimination, should have.  CRIN strives for the right to survival, to develop to the fullest, protection from harmful influences, abuse and exploitation; and to participate fully in family, cultural and social life.

Committee on Teaching About the UN (CTAUN)
The CTAUN challenges educators to join with the United Nations and incorporate the UN’s resources and expertise into school curricula.

Convention on the Rights of the Child
The Convention on the Rights of the Child is the first legally binding international instrument to incorporate the full range of human rights. The Convention protects children's rights by setting standards in health care, education, and legal, civil and social services.

Global Campaign for Education
The GCE promotes education as a basic human right, and mobilizes public pressure to the international community to fulfill their promises to provide free education for all people. Each year, the GCE Action Week has millions of children and adults, in over 100 countries, deliver urgent messages to world governments.  

Global Movement for Children
The Global Movement for Children is the world-wide movement to unite efforts in building a world fit for children.  They created the Lesson for Life, a lesson on HIV, AIDS and the effects on children.

ONE is a new effort by Americans to rally Americans - ONE by ONE - to fight the emergency of global AIDS and extreme poverty. The ONE Campaign is engaging Americans through a diverse coalition of faith-based and anti-poverty organizers to show the steps people can take, ONE by ONE, to fight global AIDS and poverty.

Save the Children
Save the Children is the leading independent organization creating real and lasting change for children in need in the United States and around the world.

State of the World's Children Report
The 2006 State of the World's Children report focuses on excluded and invisible children who have no access to essential services, protection and participation.

United Nations Children Fund strives to advance humanity by promoting health, education, equality, and protection for every child.

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