links and additional resources
Know your rights. Raise your voice. Take action! Visit this site designed by UNICEF for the Convention on the Rights of the Child’s 18th anniversary. Learn about the CRC, talk about it with others.
Child Soldiers WebQuest
For intermediate and high school students. The Child Soldiers WebQuest is a consensus-building task where students are given practice in communicating their position on this issue in a simulated governmental forum. Woven throughout is an exploration of the Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Optional Protocol to the CRC on the Involvement of Children in Armed Conflict.
UN Core Treaties
Learn about the objectives and key provisions in international treaties on children’s rights including the CRC and two Optional Protocols.
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