International Children's Peace Prize 2018

Who will win this year's International Children’s Peace Prize?

Archbishop Desmond Tutu has announced the finalists of the International Children’s Peace Prize 2018 on behalf of the KidsRights Foundation. From an impressive number of 121 children from 45 countries, KidsRights’ Expert Committee selected three finalists.

Moni Begum, Bangladesh (17 years old, theme: child marriage) Moni has rescued more than 200 girls from child marriage, by confronting parents, informing teachers and involving the police where necessary.
> Read more about Moni 

The March for Our Lives, US (theme: safe schools and safe communities)
They organized the March For Our Lives event in the spring of 2018 to demand safer schools and communities and to protest gun violence. Over 25 US states have passed more than 50 pieces of legislation consistent with the cause of March For Our Lives.
> Read more about March for Our Lives

Leilua Lino, Samoa (18 years old, theme: child abuse)
Leilua created peace gardens in her campus which have helped 200 children to recover from trauma.
> Read more about Leilua 

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