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Know your rights and claim them, kids. Angelina says so


Know your rights and claim them, kids. Angelina says so

US actress Angelina Jolie has written a book with Amnesty International to help children fight injustice

Marie-Louise Gumuchian and Rollo Ross

Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie says she hopes to empower children around the world with tools to “fightback” for their rights with a book she has written with Amnesty International.

Know Your Rights and Claim Them, written with human rights lawyer Geraldine van Bueren, one of the original drafters of the 1989 UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, aims to equip youngsters with the knowledge to safely challenge injustices.

“So many children are in harm’s way across the world and we’re simply not doing enough,” Jolie said. “These are their rights, decided years ago based on what would make them healthy, balanced, safe and stable adults.”..

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