Children come first- in Sweden and around the world

Today we are in New York, attending the 25th anniversary celebrations of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. A quarter of a century has passed since the UN General Assembly adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). Since then, almost every country in the world has signed the […]

Ebola orphans face stigma, stress

Of the hundreds of children in Sierra Leone who have lost parents to Ebola, the vast majority have lost both their mother and their father. Among them is eight-year-old Lamin Borbor, who sits alone beneath the shade of a large, tin-roofed gazebo, playing with a small toy car, outside the Ebola Interim Care Centre (ICC) […]