Ann Veneman became the Executive Director of UNICEF in 2005. She was the first woman to serve as the Unites States Secretary of Agriculture.
Twenty years after the Convention on the Rights of the Child, countries around the world are still struggling with implementation.
Ann Venemen dissects the consequences of letting another generation go without education, health care, and basic civil rights.
Veneman admits it’s a challenge to find a set of standards that fits every country and context, but argues against a sliding scale of rights.
UNICEF head Ann Veneman shares some of the frequently overlooked abuses that children are subject to the world over.