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August 29, 2023

Committee on the Rights of the Child confirms that climate change is "structural violence against children"

An important development this week from the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child: they have named environmental degradation, including climate change as "structural violence against children".

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Committee on the Rights of the Child confirms that climate change is "structural violence against children"

Judge rules in favour of youth climate change advocates in Montana

From Our Children's Trust: In a historic first, Judge Kathy Seeley in the First Judicial District Court of Montana ruled wholly in favor of the 16 youth plaintiffs in Held v. State of Montana, declaring that the state of Montana violated the youth’s constitutional rights…

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Judge rules in favour of youth climate change advocates in Montana

Fall webinars

This fall, the CCRC is excited to announce a number of webinars. We hope you will join us in our conversations with activists, academics, students, young people, and child rights leaders as we explore a number of issues including Indigenous children's rights; Child Rights Impact Assessments; and child health and well-being. We will update our webinars page as we formally announce them. Stay tuned!