The KidsRights Index is developed by the KidsRights Foundation and Erasmus University Rotterdam: Erasmus School of Economics and International Institute of Social Studies, each with its own, valuable expertise: the Institute of Social Studies contributes with respect to the social sciences, the Erasmus School of Economics contributes with respect to economics and mathematical sciences and the KidsRights Foundation contributes towards the social relevance.

International institute of social studies

The International Institute of Social Studies is an international graduate school of policy-oriented critical social science. It does research, teaching and public service in the field of development studies and international cooperation.  

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erasmus school of economics

Erasmus School of Economics is a leading centre for scientific research and education. As an internationally acclaimed institute, Erasmus School of Economics contributes to future economic developments and to answering issues related to government and business policy.  
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The Kidsrights foundation

KidsRights is an international non-governmental organization that promotes the wellbeing of very vulnerable children across the world and advocates the realisation of their rights. KidsRights strives for a world where all children have access to their rights and are empowered to realise the great potential they carry within them. KidsRights sees children as Changemakers who have the power to move the world, and facilitates them in voicing their opinions and taking action in order to bring about change. 

KidsRights supports children by commanding global attention for the realisation of children’s rights and acting as a catalyst to ignite change, together with children and youths. This advocacy is supported with research and action. The foundation also finances local projects aimed at directly improving the rights of vulnerable children and stimulating child participation and young changemaking. 

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KidsRights Index 2018 available now!
Insufficient budget for children’s rights and lack of child 

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KidsRights Index 2018 Report

Report on the results of the KidsRights Index 2018

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An easy overview of the KidsRights Index 2018

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