We are looking for young people interested in being researchers!

Researchers from King’s University College at Western, McGill University, and the University of Edinburgh, in partnership with the Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children (CCRC), would like to invite children entering grades 7, 8 and 9 from Ontario to participate in a qualitative participatory action research (PAR) project in which the children are also …

CCRC Press Release on UN CRC’s Concluding Observations

PRESS RELEASE   Children’s Organizations urge Canada to act on the recommendations received from the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child. For Immediate Release   Toronto, June 9, 2022 – In response to Canada’s appearance before the Committee on the Rights  of the Child on May 17 & 18, 2022, the UN Committee today released …

Global Summit to End Violence Against Children

Since its launch in 2020, the Together to #ENDviolence global campaign and Solutions Summit Series has amplified and strengthened the movement to end violence against children. The culmination of the Together to #ENDviolence campaign and Solutions Summit Series will take place at a centre-piece high-level Leaders’ Event on Tuesday 14th, 2022 – bringing together the …

Sign this petition to lower the voting age in Canada

Check out this petition from MP Jenna Sudds about lowering the voting age! Petition to the House of Commons in Parliament assembled Whereas: Voting is a fundamental right for all; Everyone should have the right to choose their own leaders; and Sixteen-year olds are mature, knowledgeable and ready to vote in elections. We, the undersigned, …

Join us at the Together to #ENDviolence Leaders Event!

Mark your calendars! On 14 June, 2022 at 8 am EST | 2 pm CET, the End Violence Partnership is hosting the Together to #ENDviolence Leaders’ Event.  They are bringing together the end violence community and other critical stakeholders to celebrate progress and catalyse political and financial commitments to end all forms of violence against children.     Join …

Winners of the 2nd annual Children’s Writing Competition!

Thank you to The Love of Reading Foundation for providing gift cards to our winners! We are grateful for your sponsorship of the competition! Ages 7-10 1st place: Bettita Valerio “Diane vs the Bullies” Toronto, ON, Holy Family Catholic School 2nd place:  Leewoo Bae “Hard Work”, Vancouver, BC, Henry Hudson Elementary 3rd place: Liam Carlo …

Press release on the eve of Canada’s appearance at the UN CRC

CANADA BEFORE THE UN COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD:CIVIL SOCIETY GROUPS URGE COMMITTEE TO ASK TOUGH QUESTIONS ONCANADA’S RECORDFor Immediate Release Montreal, May 16, 2022 – On the eve of Canada’s appearance before the Committee on the Rightsof the Child, several civil society groups are calling on the UN to probe Canada’s record …