The Convention on the Rights of the Child is the guiding framework for all activities of the coalition. Those activities include:
- Monitoring and promoting the implementation of children’s rights in Canada, in both domestic policies and international relations. http://rightsofchildren.ca/resources/childrens-rights-monitoring/
- Establishing national, provincial, and local links between groups concerned about the well-being of children, to share information and co-operate in the advancement of children’s rights.
- Fostering education and awareness in Canada about the rights of children, especially among young Canadians. http://rightsofchildren.ca/resources/resources-for-practice/
- Promoting Canada’s role in international bodies that foster children’s rights and engaging Canadians in international initiatives to advance respect for children’s rights.