26 Nov 2014

Pacific UNICEF chief focuses on disability

5:28 pm on 26 November 2014

UNICEF Pacific's new ambassador, Krishneer Sen says there is a still a lack of knowledge of childrens' rights.

The 27 year old ambassador from Fiji, who is deaf, will have a special focus on children with disabilities.

He says the greatest challenge for children in the region who are living with a disability is their lack of self esteem.

Mr Sen says is important governments are supportive in raising awareness about childrens' rights.