At the beginning of the 20th century, two sisters had a vision to protect children and their rights. Almost 100 years later, we're still fighting for children - day in, day out. Read the story of what happened in between.
After the First World War war ended, Britain kept up a blockade that left children in cities like Berlin and Vienna starving. Malnutrition was common and rickets were rife. An eye witness reported that “in the hospitals there was nothing but paper bandages."