THE KIDSRIGHTS INDEX
THE KIDSRIGHTS INDEX

The KidsRights Index is the annual global index which ranks how countries adhere to and are equipped to improve children’s rights. The KidsRights Index is an initiative of the KidsRights Foundation, in cooperation with Erasmus University Rotterdam: Erasmus School of Economics and the International Institute of Social Studies. It comprises a ranking for all UN member states that have ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and for which sufficient data is available, a total of 163 countries. 

The KidsRights Index exists of 5 domains: 

  1. Right to Life
  2. Right to Health
  3. Right to Education
  4. Right to Protection
  5. Enabling Environment for Child Rights


 

Overall ranking
Overall
Rank
Country Overall Score Missing values of 23 indicators
1 Norway 0.981 5
2 Portugal 0.960 5
3 Iceland 0.958 5
4 Spain 0.951 4
5 Switzerland 0.944 5
6 Slovakia 0.938 5
7 Ireland 0.938 5
8 France 0.936 4
9 Finland 0.923 4
10 Tunisia 0.921 1
11 United Kingdom 0.919 5
12 Germany 0.915 5

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KidsRights Index 2016 available now!
KidsRights Index 2016: Countries falling short on children's rights.

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KidsRights Index 2016 Report

Report on the results of the KidsRights Index 2016

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Infographic

An easy overview of the KidsRights Index 2016.

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