Ending Corporal Punishment webinar

Check out this webinar by Canada’s Dr. Joan Durrant and others, put on by the World Health Organization and Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children Corporal punishment is a highly prevalent form of violence against children (VAC) and a breach of children’s human rights . Its widespread social acceptance means that a level of …

CCRC Research Partnership News

One of the ways that the CCRC supports child rights work is in our capacity as a research partner to academics and institutions. Here is a newsletter from a project we are a partner on, led by Dr. Tara Collins at Ryerson University, called the International & Canadian Child Rights Partnership (ICCRP). The ICCRP involves …

Reflection from a student: Education during a Pandemic

When the lockdown started in March of 2020, there was a lot of uncertainty in the air. That uncertainty was very difficult for me to deal with because I like to plan and think ahead. During that time, I often thought of that expression “the light at the end of the tunnel.” The lockdown felt …

Submission to the Ministry of Canadian Heritage Consultation on On-line Harms Legislation

The CCRC appreciates the government’s intention to adopt legislation regarding on-line safety, including regulations for social media platforms. On-line activity and network media have become an integral part of the lives of young people, with both benefits and risks. The purpose of this submission is to suggest improvements for the package outlined in the discussion …