Childhood in the Roma neighbourhood – 4

The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and the two optional protocols have been ratified by the Republic of Bulgaria and, according to the Constitution, constitute part of the country’s internal law.

According to international and national law, children have the right to the best possible standard of living that meets the needs of their physical, mental and spiritual development. These photographs show the reality of the life of children in the Roma neighborhood in the city of Blagoevgrad.

Author: Ioana Velichkova, 12th grade student, EG “Acad. L. Stoyanov” from Blagoevgrad