Our children deserve the best

Posted : 2022-05-06 09:06 Updated : 2022-05-09 13:25
A child refugee fleeing the war from neighbouring Ukraine with her family grimaces as she sits in a bus after crossing the border by ferry at the Isaccea-Orlivka border crossing, in Romania, Friday, March 25, 2022. AP

Children lift part of a large Ukrainian flag during a protest against Russia's war in Ukraine, in front of the Russian embassy in Bucharest, Romania, Saturday, April 16, 2022. AP

People with children wait after arriving from the Ukrainian city of Mariupol at a center for displaced people in Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine, Tuesday, May 3, 2022. AP

Children wait in a car after arriving from Mariupol to the evacuation point in Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine, 02 May 2022. EPA

A girl collects water with a bottle in the Shabelle river in the city of Gode, Ethiopia, on April 8, 2022. AP

Children fill water tanks in a private pump near the Shabelle river in the city of Gode, Ethiopia, on April 6, 2022. AFP

A woman holds a malnourished child at the nutrition unit of the Kelafo Health Center in the town of Kelafo, 120 kilometers from the city of Gode, Ethiopia, on April 7, 2022. AFP

A child carries a water basin in his head near the Shabelle river in the city of Gode, Ethiopia, on April 6, 2022. AFP

Two Afghan children stand amid piles of garbage next to their home, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, April 18, 2022. AP

Afghan children pose for a photo in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, April 18, 2022. AP

An Afghan child sits amid garbage next to his home, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, April 18, 2022. AP

In this July 30, 2018, file photo, a 17 year-old boy holds his weapon at High dam in Marib, Yemen. The Houthi rebels have agreed to rid their ranks of child soldiers, who have fought by the thousands during the country's seven years of civil war, the United Nations said Monday, April 18, 2022. AP

Indonesian Muslim children play with balloons during Eid al-Fitr prayers at a field in Depok, Indonesia, 02 May 2022. Muslims around the world are celebrating Eid al-Fitr, the three day festival marking the end of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan. EPA

Muslims play with their children in front of the Dome of the Rock mosque after the morning Eid al-Fitr prayer, which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, at the Al-Aqsa mosques compound in Old Jerusalem early on May 2, 2022. AFP

Children join adults during Eid al-Fitr prayers in Peshawar, Pakistan, 02 May 2022. Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr, the three days festival marking the end of Ramadan. EPA

Palestinian children attend Eid al-Fitr prayer marking the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Gaza City, Monday, May 2, 2022. AP

Displaced Syrian children are pictured with with clothes donated by a local charity organisation at a camp for displaced people on the outskirts of the rebel-held town of Dana, east of the Turkish-Syrian border in the northwestern Idlib province, on April 30, 2022. AFP

Syrian children play at a camp for displaced people on the outskirts of the rebel-held town of Dana, east of the Turkish-Syrian border in the northwestern Idlib province, on April 30. AFP

Children play with toy guns during Eid al-Fitr celebrations in Peshawar, Pakistan, 02 May 2022. EPA

Children play with toy guns during Eid al-Fitr celebrations in Peshawar, Pakistan, 02 May 2022. EPA

Palestinian children play with toy guns during the Eid al-Fitr holiday, marking the end of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan, in Rahaf in the southern Gaza Strip on May 3, 2022. AFP

Children play during a sand storm in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, May 2, 2022. AP

The Tigger cartoon character dances as a team of volunteers perform a show for displaced Syrian children on the first day of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, at a camp for internally displaced Syrians near the town of Sarmada in Syria's northwestern Idlib province on May 2, 2022. AFP

Children play with balloons as they leave with their parents after offering Eid al-Fitr prayers at the Jama Masjid in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, May 3, 2022. AP

Children hug each other after offering Eid al-Fitr prayers at the Jama Masjid in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, May 3, 2022. Eid al-Fitr marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. AP

Palestinian children play outside their houses on the first day of Eid al-Fitr festival, at Al-Shati refugee camp in Gaza City, May 2, 2022. Xinhua

Children play at a park in Hong Kong, Tuesday, May 3, 2022. AP

Palestinian children play during the Eid al-Fitr holiday, marking the end of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan, in Rahaf in the southern Gaza Strip on May 3, 2022. AFP

Iraqi children play as they celebrate Eid al-Fitr, in Baghdad, Iraq, May 3, 2022. REUTERS

A boy dives into the Ganges River during a hot day in Kolkata, India, 20 April 2022. EPA