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  Growing up around the world
Updated 20 May 2002, 20.07

For one week children from all over the world attended a Special Session on Children at the United Nations in New York.

Newsround Online spoke with some of them and heard their stories about the problems children face growing up in their countries.

Click on the image to go to the story.

Nicaragua
Karen speaks out about the difficulties for kids in Nicaragua


Israel
Elad believes peace is possible in the Middle East


Malawi
Wisdom talks about how the disease AIDS is affecting children


Yugoslavia
Diana's country has had wars for the past ten years


Uganda
Caroline wants girls to get an education too


China
Li speaks about the pressure of growing up as an only child


Palestinian Territories
Ahmad describes growing up as a teenager in the Middle East


Pakistan
Arshela is concerned about the lack of education for children




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WorldWhat it was like at the conference
Find OutGuide to New York Summit on Children
Find OutGuide to the United Nations

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Past StoriesBORDER=0
Teenagers address world leaders
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Young people want action from world leaders

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