In order to create a healthy environment for children amid COVID-19 threat, child and youth participation, among others, is instrumental and play important role in this process. Therefore, trained child peer educators of the project “Integrated Program to Support Poor and Vulnerable Children and Families through the Development of their Livelihoods and Political Participation” […]
A Second Revolution: Thirty years of child rights, and the unfinished agenda The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UN CRC) is a landmark in the struggle to recognise children’s rights; a contributor to the unprecedented progress made for children over the last thirty years; and a benchmark against which we can measure […]
Global Initiative on Advancing Children’s Right to a Healthy Environment Outcome Report for the Regional Expert Consultation for East Asia and the Pacific Bogor, Indonesia: 22-23 October 2019 The Global Initiative on Advancing Children’s Right to a Healthy Environment was launched in early 2019. The Initiative aims to build on positive progress made in connecting […]
Why plastic waste? “Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible” . Terre des homes Germany launched and is strengthening – and as we speak expanding – its Environmental Child Rights action with its Indonesia partners this year. In 2018 terre des hommes and partners identified the issue […]
The Journey of Youths in Defending for Ecological Child Rights and youth rights.’ (Article originally written by Mekong Youth Assembly, 2 February 2019) To capture how Mekong Youth Assembly is now today, the ‘Becoming Mekong – Youth” publication was created. This publication tells you story from the beginning until the Mekong Youth Assembly is now […]
According to the ILO, 152 million children between the ages of five and 17 years work. Among them, 72 million girls and boys are in dangerous work, such as in quarries or commercial plantations. They do night work or have far too long working hours. Consumption without child labor – tips for a fair purchase […]
PHILIPPINES: The President ordered a directive to implement “Oplan Tambay” to round up “loiterers” in public spaces, including children in street situations. The intention for this may be well-meaning but these arbitrary arrests are not for the best interest of the children. Here is the statement of child rights advocates about the situation.