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A Question of Commitment: Children's Rights in Canada

Howe, R.B., & Covell, K. (Ed). Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2007  - Book on the Canadian government's commitment to the rights of the child

Book on the Canadian government's commitment to the rights of the child R. Brian Howe & Katherine Covell
Child Poverty in Perspective: An Overview of Child Well-being in Rich Countries Assessment of the lives and well-being of children and young people in 21 industrialized nations United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund International
Children as Witnesses: Thinking Beyond the Box Report on the results of a  round table that examined concerns about children, already traumatized by abuse, participating in a justice system designed for adults Society for Children and Youth of BC
Convention on the Rights of the Child Full text of the Convention on the Rights of the Child Canadian Heritage
Hearing the Voices of Children and Youth: A Child-Centered Approach to Complaint Resolution Report identifying seven ways for the BC Ministry of Children and Family Development to make its complaint process more accessible and responsive to the vulnerable young people it serves Representative for Children and Youth, BC
Issue Paper 5: Aboriginal Youth and the Youth Criminal Justice System Paper explores ways in which to address the over-representation of Aboriginal youth in youth custody centers Representative for Children and Youth, BC
Issue Report: Medical Assessments in B.C's Youth Justice System Report outlines the findings and recommendations of the Representative for Children and Youth following a review of court ordered physical assessments of youth under the federal Youth Criminal Justice Act Representative for Children and Youth, BC
Justice 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
Kids, Crime and Care: Health and Well-being of Children in Care: Youth Justice Experiences and Outcomes BC study shows that children and youth in government care are at higher risk of becoming involved with the youth justice system and early interventions targeted at risk factors can change the paths of these vulnerable adolescents Representative for Children and Youth, BC
Know Your Rights BC Government guide to rights for children and youth in government care Ministry of Children and Family Development
Mount Royal University, Child and Youth Human Rights Extension Certificate Online certificate program that supports individuals to become advocates for child and youth human rights Mount Royal University
Nobody's Perfect Parenting Program  A program to produce key changes in parenting for parents with children ages zero to five BC Council for Families
Not There Yet: Canada's Implementation of the General Measures of the Convention on the Rights of the Child Report on the implementation in Canada of the general measures of the UNCRC United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund International
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 Resource and Support Programs on Children's Rights Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children
Restorative Justice Resource Directory  List of resources to assist Restorative Justice practitioners, clients and communities Restorative Justice in British Columbia
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 State of the World's Children: Special Edition, Celebrating 20 years of the Convention on the Rights of the Child Report on the Convention’s impact on children’s well-being and human development, the critical challenges for the next 20 years, and outlines action to ensure the Convention’s promise becomes a reality for every child United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund International
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 UN Convention on the Rights of the Child: Does Domestic Legislation Measure Up? - Summary Report on BC's legislation compliance through the lens of the UNCRC Society for Children and Youth of BC
What's Happening to Our Children? A Look at Child Work-Related Injury Claims Over the Past 10 Years Report examines the increase in child workplace injury claims since BC's work-start age was lowered to 12 in 2003 First Call
Your Life Your Rights Information booklet for BC youth in government care on child rights and section 70 rights Federation of BC Youth in Care Network
Youth Resources about Online Rights and Responsibilities - Legal Guide This eight-page legal guide for youth describes four common scenarios of online harassment, exploitation and abuse and explains the laws in BC that might apply in each case. West Coast LEAF
Youth Taking Action: Rights Awareness Short Films for Youth in Care DVD and Discussion for Youth and Adults Youth made videos on the rights of youth in government care with discussion guide Society for Children and Youth of BC