Children prepare for a lesson in a village school in Bangladesh. When they're a little older, they'll no doubt learn about the history of their country. This year, Bangladesh celebrated 40 years of independence. Do you know from which country?
A small child walks around during a village meeting in Nepal. Recently, Nepalese have been having fewer children. The country's birth rate declined from 32 in 2003 to 22 in 2011. Niger has the highest birth rate in the world. Which countries have the lowest?
These plastic sandals are lined up outside a building in a village in Bangladesh. More than a third of that country's population is under the age of 18. The children who own these shoes are lucky. Read our story to find out why.