The aim of this report is to highlight key observations, conclusions and conversations resulting from the international conference Convention on the… Continue
Added by Holly Courtright on March 4, 2010 at 2:17pm —
A recent report published by BUP Elefanten (Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Unit) and the County Council of Östergötland and written by Anders Nyman, a Psychologist and Psychotherapist, Commissioner and Film censor addresses some of the current and arising trends of online abuse.
The report, funded by the World Childhood Foundation, is an in-depth look at some of the issues that children and youth face when using ICT and works to inform… Continue
Added by Holly Courtright on February 17, 2010 at 11:37am —
The Kaiser Family Foundation recently released the results of a large scale surey on the use of media among chidren and teens. The report is based on a survey conducted between October 2008 and May 2009 among a nationally representative sample of 2,002 3rd-12th grade students ages 8-18. Read more.
Added by Holly Courtright on January 20, 2010 at 12:15pm —
The following blog posts, authored by Maya Ganesh touch on a number of issues surrounding children and ICT. She raises some very good points and asks some very interesting and poignant questions.
The Tyranny of Binaries: Child Protection, Sexuality and Safety Online.…
Added by Holly Courtright on December 22, 2009 at 11:29am —
An overview of the first CPP Thailand consultation on strengthening law enforcement and protectiv mechanisms supporting child sexual exploitation is now available. Read more.
Added by Holly Courtright on December 17, 2009 at 4:40pm —
A national child rights conference put on by the government unit of CONANDA (National Council for the Rights of Children and Adolescents) in Brazil is in progress until December 9, 2009. The 8th National Conference on the Rights of Children and Adolescents brings together senior decision makers from across the country for the purpose of devising a plan of action for presentation to the Brazil Presidential candidates in August 2010.
Added by Holly Courtright on December 8, 2009 at 4:11pm —
The Child Protection Partnership has worked to put together their first Issue of NetNews which is now available for viewing. Please click here
for a look at the work that CPP is doing to target ICT enabled child sexual exploitation and feel free to join our mailing list to keep abreast of future work and upcoming events.
Added by Holly Courtright on December 4, 2009 at 1:30pm —
During the past week, the Australian Government apologised for the mistreatment of UK children who were resettled in Australia between 1930 and 1970 as part of the child migrants programme; a similar apology from the UK Government is expected. This forced resettlement of 500 000 children is a reminder of their vulnerability. The… Continue
Added by Holly Courtright on November 23, 2009 at 6:30pm —
NGO ASTRA, with the support of OSCE Mission to Serbia, has publish research (2006), “Human (Child) Trafficking - A Look Through the Internet Window”. This publication examines the issue of recruitment of human trafficking victims over the Internet.
The publication comprises the results of the following surveys:
- Human (child) trafficking in the print media - the analysis of content of the print media in Serbia
- Secondary school pupils in Serbia - human… Continue
Added by Holly Courtright on November 23, 2009 at 5:52pm —
Enhancing Child Safety & Online Technologies - Full Report Available
The final report of the Internet Safety Technical Task Force to the Multi-State Working Group on Social Networking of State Attorneys General of the United States is now available.
To connect with the full text of this report, please click here
Added by Holly Courtright on November 20, 2009 at 12:48pm —
Just a reminder that the ealy bird deadline is fast approaching for The Early Years Conference 2010 being held at the Victoria conference Centre in Victoria, British Columbia. For more information, please visit the events page on this site where you will find the complete contact and registration details.
Added by Holly Courtright on November 13, 2009 at 3:23pm —
IICRD is pleased to welcome Obra do Berco to the Child Protection Partnership (CPP) family! Obra do Berco’s team of manager Fátima Calassancio, and coordinators Sueli Araújo and Silvia Adolfo are beginning work with 84 children and adolescents on Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in a new CPP Brazil pilot site in the city of Sao Paulo. “All of them are very motivated after reading CPP’s Triple A documentation and facilitation workbooks because of the consistency with… Continue
Added by Holly Courtright on November 10, 2009 at 11:25am —
UNICEF Canada Report on Aboriginal Children's Health Shows Disparities Between Aboriginal Children and National Averages a Major Children's Right Challenge
Health of First Nations, Inuit and Metis Children Well Below National Averages
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 24, 2009) - UNICEF Canada is marking the 20th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child with the release today of a report called Aboriginal Children's Health: Leaving No Child Behind- the… Continue
Added by Holly Courtright on October 14, 2009 at 11:41am —
Please find the Concluding Statements from the Committee on the rights of the child here.
Added by Holly Courtright on October 13, 2009 at 3:35pm —
Do you know someone who demonstrates leadership in respect for the rights of children? Now you can nominate them for an award. The Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children (CCRC) will present our first Child Rights Awards at the Annual Meeting on November 18, 2009, in honour of the 20th Anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
You may nominate persons who show leadership in the following categories:
Children’s Rights Champion: for work that makes a… Continue
Added by Holly Courtright on September 10, 2009 at 10:56am —
Recently posted on the UNICEF website:
HANOI, Viet Nam, 24 August 2009 – Nguyen Thi Ngoc Anh, a 16-year-old girl from Da Nang Province, will not soon forget the two-day workshop she attended in Hanoi earlier this month. There, she had a chance not only to meet with children from all the regions of Viet Nam, but also to learn about and discuss an issue that could have an enormous impact on all children’s lives: climate change.… Continue
Added by Holly Courtright on August 25, 2009 at 10:23am —
The Coalition for Asian American Children and Families (CACF) is currently looking for a Site Coordinator for Project Collegebound, an innovative project to promote college ready communities in underserved New York City communities. CACF, the nation's only pan-Asian children's advocacy organization, aims to improve the health and well-being of Asian Pacific American children and families in New York City. Founded in 1986, CACF advocates for improved policies, funding, and services for children… Continue
Added by Holly Courtright on August 10, 2009 at 11:26am —
About Little Kids Rock: Little Kids Rock is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that transforms children's lives by restoring and revitalizing music education in underfunded public schools. Little Kids Rock was founded in San Francisco in 2002 by David Wish, an elementary school teacher who had grown frustrated with the lack of music education funding at his school. Today,Little Kids Rock is one of the leading nonprofit providers of free lessons and instruments to low-income children in US… Continue
Added by Holly Courtright on August 10, 2009 at 11:22am —
5 August 2009 - UN News Center reports...
Poverty is the biggest threat to the educational development of children around the world, a senior United Nations official today warned hundreds of students gathered for the start of the first ever Global Model UN (GMUN) conference.
For full article, click here.
Added by Holly Courtright on August 6, 2009 at 12:46pm —
In preparation for the 2 day workshop - October 8-9, 2009 - celebrating the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the CRC, a call for written contributions has been made. Details are as follows:
NGOs and children are invited to submit written contributions on the 9 themes of the workshops, namely:
1. Defining the obligation to prevent violations
2. Discrimination against childhood
3. Children: Rights-holders versus… Continue
Added by Holly Courtright on August 6, 2009 at 9:56am —