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Rights of the Child



UNICEF: Little Book of Children's Rights & Responsibilities
This little book contains a summary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.


Voices of Youth
A site for young people who want to know more, do more and say more about the world.

A site providing data and analysis for international Development Professionals working on issues of child survival and development, education, and child protection.

UNICEF Press Centre

UNICEF Innocenti Research Center
Research on the rights of the child to policymakers, national and international partners, UNICEF offices, and UNICEF National Committees. Includes a searchable database on child right, knowledge pages and publications.


Child Rights Information Network (CRIN)
News from a global network of 2,000+ organisations.

Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC)
The independent experts that monitor implementation of the CRC.

Humanitarian news and analysis from the UN.

Human Rights Watch
Children's Rights.

I Have a Right To

BBC World Service site outlining the rights of children and young people.

Article 12
A network of young people that promotes the CRC.

Fairplay for Children
A UK-based non-profit promoting the Child's Right to Play as contained in Article 31 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

The World's Children's Prize for the Rights of the Child
An organization based on the Convention on the Rights of the Child that brings together children to vote on the winners of children's right prizes to empower them to learn about their own rights, democracy, and the environment.

International Institute for Child Rights and Development (IICRD)
A Canadian non-profit organization that aims to effectively use the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child to transform systems and create peace and dignity for children and the world.

Child-friendly resources

All resources are downloadable PDFs unless indicated.

The child-friendly CRC in English

Rights for every child

Little Book of Children's Rights and Responsibilities

Know your rights and responsibilities

UN Convention on the Rights of the Child in Child Friendly Language

Children's Rights and Responsiblities

Child Rights Flyer

The child-friendly CRC in French

La Convention des droits de l'enfant

A 14-page book on the rights of the child, as well as a leaflet, a poster, a sticker, and a tee-shirt

The child-friendly CRC in German

Konvention über die Rechte des Kindes

More resources in German

Other child-friendly versions

The child-friendly CRC in Italian

The child-friendly CRC in Ukrainian

The child-friendly CRC in your language
See the CRC in 58 languages including child-friendly versions in English, Farsi, German, Macedonian, Norwegian, Russian, Sinhala, Slovak, Swedish, Tetum, Turkmen & Welsh.

For educators

Stand up For Children's Rights

A teaching resource for teachers working with 11-16 year olds to explore children's rights. It celebrates the CRC, raising awareness of children's rights and of the 20th anniversary.

Children's Right to be Protected from Violence

United Nations Study on Violence Against Children

United Nations on Justice involving Child Victims

It's About Ability: the Rights of People with Disabilities

Free Meena comic books
Meena is a spirited, nine-year-old cartoon character girl from South Asia who braves the world – whether in her efforts to go to school or in fighting the stigma surrounding HIV/AIDS in her village. UNICEF developed Meena to change behaviour that hampers the survival, protection and development of girls in South Asia.

For journalists and journalism students

Syllabus for journalism students
Child-rights training for journalists developed by UNICEF Turkey and Dublin Institute of Technology

Media Guide: All Rights for All Children

Children in the Media: A Guide to Media Policy Affecting Children in Malaysia

Reference to key human rights documents for The Study on Freedom of Religion or Belief and the Status of Women From the Viewpoint of Religion and Traditions.

International Human Rights Documents

Regional Human Rights Documents

updated: 27 July, 2013

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