April 8, 2014
award, human rights, youth documentary series
Every child has the right to a happy life. That is what Just Kids is all about. Convention on the Rights of the Child Adopted and opened for signature, ratification and accession by General Assembly resolution 44/25 of 20 November 1989 entry into force 2 September 1990, in accordance with article 49.
Anne is 11 years old and acts crazy all day. She has the syndrome of Gilles de la Tourette. In other words, she suffers from obsessive-compulsive behaviour and twitches – 60 seconds a minute. Anne would like to choose her moments of madness herself, but she can’t. Outside the home she’s ashamed, and being inside drives her crazy.