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 181 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


For more information please visit the Methodology page, the FAQs or download the report.

Overall ranking
Overall
Rank
Country Overall Score Missing values of 20 indicators
1 Iceland 0.967 4
2 Portugal 0.948 2
3 Switzerland 0.937 3
4 Finland 0.912 3
5 Germany 0.907 3
6 Netherlands 0.906 3
7 Belgium 0.905 2
8 France 0.901 3
9 Sweden 0.896 3
10 Denmark 0.894 4
11 Slovenia 0.893 2
12 Malta 0.888 3

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KidsRights Index 2019 Report

Report on the results of the KidsRights Index 2019

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An easy overview of the KidsRights Index 2019

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