Artwork by Fatti Burke
Equality is a vital right in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. Every child has the right to equal treatment in the enjoyment of their rights and without discrimination of any kind, irrespective of the race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national, ethnic or social origin, property, disability, birth or other status of the child or thechild’s parents or guardian. In this image, diverse children participate in different activities sharing space within the symbolic shape of the equals sign.
Fatti Burke is an Irish illustrator based in Dublin. Her first three children's non-fiction titles - Irelandopedia, Historopedia and Focloiropedia became bestsellers in Ireland. She hasillustrated children’s books for Penguin Random House on Michelle Obama, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Serena Williams.