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A global has asked 6,204 children in 47 countries around the world about their , dreams and fears. The worldwide "Small Voices, Big Dreams" report is from the children's ChildFund. It asked ten- to twelve-year-olds six questions about the world and their . It discovered that education, food and the environment are their biggest . A ChildFund spokesman said: "We're always surprised…to see how [importance] children…put on education." He added that he was children saw the link between education and a future: "It shows the depth of maturity of children, who understand the connection between education and changing their worlds the better."

The children were asked the question: "If you were president or of your country, what would you do to improve the of children in your country?" Most said they would on education. The children also answered the question "What are you most of?" Over 25 per cent of kids in developing countries said their greatest was dangerous animals and insects. The environment was also a big for the children. The report says: "Across the world, nearly of children said they would either plant more trees, build green spaces or decrease to help improve the planet." Regarding future careers, almost 20 per cent of children want to be a professional athlete when they up.

 


 
 

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