Month: April 2008

Apr 3

World’s Children’s Prize for the Rights of the Child 2008

WCPRC 2008

HRM Queen Silvia of Sweden and the prize laureates.

Agnes Stevens’ 20 year fight on behalf of homeless children was recognized in 2008, when she became one of three women to receive this special honor. Known as the children’s “Nobel Prize,” winners are chosen by a global vote from a pool of 17 million children in 37,000 schools in 92 countries. It is the world’s most prestigious prize for defenders of children.