Sun Dec 14 2014 03:51 • 19 min
Article 27 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child: 'Every child has the right to an adequate standard of living for his development. This includes clothes, a balanced diet and a warm bed to sleep in.'
Nicky (aged 12) is poor. Her mother is unemployed en does her weekly grocery shopping at a food bank.
Sometimes Nicky is being bullied because she is poor. Because when you are poor, there is little money for new clothes or a cool birthday present. But Nicky is still pretty happy. She is creative and enjoys the little things in live. Like helping out other people with her family. Nicky decides to join a demonstration against poverty to show that you shouldn’t be ashamed of being poor.