The Society for Children and Youth of BC has designed this poster for children and youth to illustrate that supporting the children's rights needs to occur in a holistic way. Children have rights and adults have responsibilities to ensure children are nurtured emotionally, socially, physically, and intellectually.
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The Society for Children and Youth of BC has designed this fun Fortune Teller to engage youth in and children in discussions about their rights and responsibilities.
The Society for Children and Youth of BC has created this poster to inform youth of their rights and responsibilities in terms of safety, health, identity, and to be heard.
The Society for Children and Youth of BC has created this poster on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Child. The poster is written in youth friendly language and in an overview of Article 1 to 42 of the convention.
The paper Aboriginal Children: Human Rights as a Lens to Break the Intergenerational Legacy of Residential Schools discusses the historical context influencing Aboriginal children's wellbeing today and the ways a rights perspective can assist in creating equality for Aboriginal children and families.
This document was created by the Alberta Civil Liberties Research Centre to assist educators in teaching human rights to junior and senior high school students. It provides handouts, overheads, and websites for teaching human rights and getting students involved in critically examining the media's portrayal of issues.
The Social Action Project: Canadian Aboriginal Children's Rights has published this series of lesson plans designed for grade six students. The aim of these lessons is for the students to gain a better understanding of the challenges faced by Aboriginal Children and to learn of ways to promote social justice for others.
The Healthy Children, Healthy Communities: Action Toolkit for Positive Change provides insight into how to engage youth, explains the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, frames health issues within a community as a rights issue, builds upon community assets, and suggests activities to explore social and structural barriers in creating improved and holistic health outcomes for youth. This resource by the United Nations Association in Canada essentially serves as a toolkit for social activism and community development.
Monitoring Children's Rights: A Toolkit for Community-Based Organizations serves as a resource to introduce community service providers to children's rights, rights monitoring, and a community approach to monitoring through informative chapters, supplementary resources and learning activities.