children’s rights

Getting Ready for National Child Day

National Child Day is celebrated in Canada on November 20th. It recognizes Canada’s commitment to upholding the rights of children and coincides with World Children’s Day. What are children’s rights? Learn more about children’s rights and get ready to celebrate next Wednesday: Child Rights Resources from Society for Children and Youth of BC National Child… Read more

World Children’s Day

Today is World Children’s Day! It’s a day to advocate, promote and celebrate children’s rights. Celebrate by wearing blue today. And watch for global landmarks going blue.   Click here to sign the petition asking world leaders to commit to doing more to fulfill child rights.

Universal Children’s Day and Child Rights Education Week

Today is Universal  Children’s Day and this year’s theme is It’s a #Kids TakeOver. UNICEF has invited children from around the world to voice their support for millions of their peers who are unschooled, unprotected and uprooted on 20th November. Today is also the start of Child Rights Education Week in Canada. Click here for… Read more

Universal Children’s Day

Universal Children’s Day is this coming Sunday, November 20th. It is the anniversary of the Declaration of the Rights of the Child in 1959 and the Convention on the Rights of the Child in 1989. It’s a good time to reflect on the state of children in your community. Here are three recent reports from… Read more

National Child Day

Today, Canada is celebrating National Child Day in recognition of the UN Declaration on the Rights of the Child and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. Click the image below for a child-friendly version of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. For more child’s rights posters and publications, visit the… Read more