Learn about the Convention: Resources for Young People
Download a poster that explains children’s rights in child-friendly language:
- Convention on the Rights of the Child in child-friendly language.
- La Convention Relative aux Droits de L’enfant des Nations Unies.
Child-friendly Cards on Each Article of the Convention:
This educational tool-kit includes child-friendly cards to explain children’s rights,
examples of applying those rights to children’s experience,
and fun activities that children can play and learn about their rights at the same time.
This tool-kit was developed by Global Child, with the active participation of children in many different countries.
Click on photo to access Introduction and Four Sets of Cards.
Report on Canada for Young People:
Read what actions Canada was asked to take in order to make progress toward fulfillment of children’s rights: Concluding_observations_in_youth_friendly_language.
Learn about the Convention and Children’s Rights in Canada: Resources for Adults
Check out the full Convention on the Rights of the Child, as ratified by Canada
Children’s Rights in Canada:
Check out a report on how well Canada has implemented the recommendations Canada received in its 3rd/4th review. This report has been submitted for the current 5th/6th review.
Check out a Comprehensive Report submitted by the CCRC for Canada’s 3th/4th review.
Fact Sheets on Children’s Rights
The following fact sheets introduce some of the basic principles of the Convention on the Rights of the Child:
- Best Interests of the Child; L’intérêt supérieur de l’enfant, c’est quoi
- Child and Youth-Friendly Communities; Municipalités amies des enfants et des jeunes
- Non-Discrimination: Qu’est-ce que la non-discrimination?
- Right to be Heard; Qu’est-ce que le droit d’être entendu?