THE PROGRESS OF NATIONS

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THE PROGRESS OF NATIONS
The day will come when the progress of nations will be judged not by their military or economic strength,
nor by the splendor of their capital cities and public buildings, but by the well-being of their peoples:

by their levels of health, nutrition, and education;
by their opportunities to earn a fair reward for their labours;
by their ability to participate in the decisions that affect their lives;
by the respect that is shown for their civil and political liberties;
by the provision that is made for those who are vulnerable and disadvantaged;
and by the protection that is afforded to the growing minds and bodies of their children.

-The United Nation’s Children’s Fund, 1993

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