Russia Today reports on the KidsRights Index, which is published each year by the KidsRights Foundation and tracks the children’s rights records of countries around the globe. The article extracts evidence from this annual global index, which displays the substantial decrease in the rankings of New Zealand and the United Kingdom since last year.
Furthermore, the KidsRights Index analyzes five imperative factors of a child's life, which are "right to life, right to health, right to education, right to protection, and nurturing an enabling environment for children's rights". New Zealand dropped from being the 45th best country in the world for children's rights to a low 158th ranking, while the UK had fell from a high 11th position among this rank, to 156th place. Both of these countries ranked extremely low in the provision of an atmosphere that constitutes child rights.
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