UNICEF and Deutsches Kinderhilfswerk announce 2013 motto to the world children’s day opportunities for kids!”this year’s theme of UNICEF and the German children’s Fund to the world children’s day is on September 20. Thus the children rights organizations want to make the children’s right to equal opportunities in the education system in the Center. The German education system has urgent need to catch up in terms of equal opportunities. Still will be selected according to social criteria. Girls and boys from poor families and children with migration background are disadvantaged. Boy Scouts addresses the importance of the matter here. We want that everyone will get a fair chance.

Every child has a right to support, so that it can develop optimally according to his abilities “, says Anne Lutkes, Board member of UNICEF Germany and Vice President of the Deutsches kinderhilfswerk. Many pupils and students feel today in school under pressure. Often are the learning objectives only with the help of the parents or with paid tuition. Children from educationally deprived or socially worse provided households be discriminated against increasing by this development. In the kindergarten age often lack early childhood development.

In the school, it is then difficult to make up deficits. d Ford Jr. Teachers have hardly enough time, enough to support students with learning difficulties. Non-formal education can not compensate for this, because the funds for children – and youth work were massively reduced. German children’s Fund and UNICEF Germany want to ask children and young people in advance of this year’s children’s day for their opinions on the subject of equal opportunities in education. A nationwide online survey is planned after the successful model of the past year. “2012, around 2,000 children and young people expressed their assessment to the former topic how I spend my time”. To the world children’s day on 20 September 2013 nationwide numerous initiatives under the common motto make chances for children!”attention to children’s rights. The two largest children’s parties take place on 22 September in Berlin and Cologne. To expect UNICEF and the Deutsche Kinderhilfswerk roughly 100,000 visitors in the Cologne Rhine Garden and at the Potsdamer Platz in Berlin. For more information: Deutsches Kinderhilfswerk, Uwe Kamp, press officer, Tel.: 030-308693-11 or, Internet: UNICEF Germany, Helga Kuhn, press officer, Tel.: 0221-93650-234 or, Internet:

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