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A Question of Commitment: Children's Rights in Canada

Howe, R.B., & Covell, K. (Ed).  A Question of Commitment: Children's Rights in Canada. Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2007

Book on the Canadian government's commitment to the rights of the child.  R. Brian Howe & Katherine Covell
Beyond Article 23: Rights of Children with Disabilities under the UN Convention Plain language booklet for families, service providers, and individuals interested in the Convention on the Rights of the Child with a particular focus on children with disabilities.  Society for Children and Youth of BC
Child Poverty in Perspective: An Overview of Child Well-being in Rich Countries A Comprehensive Assessment of the Lives and Well-Being of Children and Adolescents in the Economically Advanced Nations Assessment of the lives and well-being of children and young people in 21 industrialized  nations. United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund International
Convention on the Rights of the Child Brochure containing the full texts of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Canadian Heritage
Making Space for Children: Rethinking and Re-creating Children's Play Environments Guide on  how adults can effectively facilitate children's play and provides practical guidance on how to move from inspiration to action. Society for Children and Youth of BC
Making Your Community More Child and Youth Friendly: Focusing on the Early Years A community self-assessment toolkit to support and initiate child friendly practices and programs focused on early childhood development. Society for Children and Youth of BC
Making Your Community More Child and Youth Friendly Toolkit: Getting Started and Planning for Action A community self-assessment toolkit to support and initiate child friendly practices and programs Society for Children and Youth of BC
Monitoring Children's Rights: A Toolkit for Community Based Organizations Toolkit  to help develop effective monitoring practices for child rights. Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children
Recreation and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child Booklet for people who work with and on behalf of children and youth Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children
Resource Guide on Children's Rights List of Canadian and international child rights resources Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children
Taking Stock of Youth Well-being in BC Today: A Forum Report from youth forum highlighting new research, gaps in services to youth,  advocacy initiatives, and policy recommendations to address gaps. First Call
The Convention on the Rights of the Child and Public Policy: Perspectives on the Rights of Children with Disabilities in Canada Report outlines how  the Convention can be used as a tool to   enhance the realization of rights for children with disabilities in policy.
Society for Children and Youth of BC
The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child: "Three in One" (Booklet) Toolkit with a step-by-step process and checklists for policy development and assessment based on compliance with the UNCRC. Society for Children and Youth of BC
The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child: A Model for Assessing Legislative Compliance Guide for assessing legislative compliance with the UNCRC.  Society for Children and Youth of BC
The Well-Being of British Columbia's Children and Youth: A Framework for Understanding Action Paper addresses the emerging field of population health, as it is relevant for the development of a social policy framework for children and youth. First Call