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Media, Communications, & Journalism

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2012 Child Poverty Report Card Report on BC child poverty rate and recommendations on how to reduce it First Call
A Question of Commitment: Children's Rights in Canada Book on the Canadian government's commitment to the rights of the child R. Brian Howe & Katherine Covell
Another Perspective: How journalists can promote children's human rights and equality Child rights guide for journalists Children's Rights Alliance for England
Canada and the Rights of Children 2003 Review of Canada's Record Monitoring Canada's implementation of children's rights Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children
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
Child Rights and the Media: Putting Children in the Right, Guidelines for Journalists and Media Professionals Practical recommendations for media and journalists to be more responsive and to encourage debate about the portrayal of children and their rights in media International Federation of Journalists
Child Rights Media Toolkit Guide to help organizations with media activities and communications Child Rights Information Network
Children's Rights and Media: Guidelines and Principles for Reporting on Issues Involving Children Guidelines adopted by journalists' organizations from 70 countries International Federation of Journalists
Convention on the Rights of the Child Brochure containing the full texts of the Convention on the Rights of the Child Canadian Heritage
CRED-PRO Methods and Outcomes Tool that is designed to enable professionals to understand and employ children's rights in their work International Institute for Child Rights and Development

Do Parents have Fundamental Rights?

Howe, RB (2001). Journal of Canadian Studies, 36 (3), 61‐78. Discussion paper on the relation between children's rights and parents' rights in reference to the UNCRC

Discussion paper on the relation between children's rights and parent's rights in reference to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child Journal of Canadian Studies
Every Child Oscar winning Canadian animated short film on every child's right to a name and nationality National Film Board of Canada
Growing Up in BC A report examining six important aspects of child well-being: health, learning, safety, behaviour, family economic well-being and family, peer and community connections in BC Representative for Children and Youth, BC
Kids, Crime and Care: Health and Well-being of Children in Care: Youth Justice Experiences and Outcomes A study showing children and youth in government care are at higher risk of becoming involved with the youth justice system, and how early interventions can change their paths Representative for Children and Youth, BC
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
 Principles and Guidelines for Ethical Reporting: Children and Young People Under 18 Years OldGuide for reporters – serving the public's interest for truth without compromising the rights of childrenUnited Nations International Children's Emergency Fund International
Taking Stock of Youth Well-being in BC Today: A Forum Report from youth forum highlighting new
Report from youth forum highlighting new research, gaps in services to youth, advocacy initiatives, and policy recommendations to address gaps
First Call
The Child Care Transition A League Table of Early Childhood Education and Care in Economically Advanced Countries Comparative analysis of the status of early childhood education and care in 25 most affluent countries in the world United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund International
The Media and Children's Rights Handbook  to help media professionals working on stories about children to include the rights of children.   United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund International
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: How does Canada Measure Up? Non-governmental progress report  Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children
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
UNICEF Rights Respecting Schools Award Information about an award scheme implemented by UNICEF UK to promote the use of the Convention on the Rights of the Child within schools United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund United Kingdom
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
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