By focusing on the UN Convention, Mona Lock Skålevik calls for organisations and volunteers to pay more attention to children's rights.
Tom Jarman contends that mega-events like the Olympics fail to serve communities that need the investment, and instead mostly benefit the private sector and the country's elites.
On #MHDay, Alana Donaldson from WaterAid likens the struggle that many girls face in managing menstruation to climbing a foreboding mountain.
In the first of our mini blog series to celebrate Menstrual Hygiene Day (28 May), Dani Barrington offers her musings on menstruation.
Ian Wishart reflects on Plan International's work on securing children's rights, and laments a recent high court decision in Australia that will see children returned to offshore immigration detention centres.