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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
Aboriginal Children and Youth in Canada: Canada Must Do Better Position paper calls for a national plan to improve outcomes for Aboriginal children and youth. Representative for Children and Youth, BC
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
Canada and the Rights of Children 2003 Review of Canada's Record Fact sheet of 10 important actions selected from recommendations for action by UN committee on the Rights of the Child Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children
Child Care 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
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
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
Clinical Guidelines for the Management of Disorders of Sex Development in Childhood Guidelines for health care professionals and families in the provision of diagnosis, treatment, education, and support to children born with disorders of sex development (DSDs) Accord Alliance
Convention on the Rights of the Child Brochure containing the full texts of the Convention on the Rights of the Child Canadian Heritage
Core Commitments for Children in Humanitarian Action A global framework for humanitarian action for children undertaken by UNICEF and its partners United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund International
CRED-PRO Methods and Outcomes Enables professionals to understand and employ children's rights in their work International Institute for Child Rights and Development
Education and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child A booklet addressing common questions about children's rights and education and children's rights Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children
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
Health and Well-Being of Children in Care in BC: Educational Experience and Outcomes Report on BC children in government care Representative for Children and Youth, BC
Health Care and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child A booklet addressing common questions about children's rights and health care and children's rights Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children
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
Implementation Handbook for the Convention on the Rights of the Child Handbook for implementation of the UNCRC United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund International
Issue Paper 1: Child and Youth mental health: Access to Services for Under-Serviced Populations Explores how BC's mental health plan can reverse the trend of children and youth who are high-risk, immigrant, refugee, and/or Aboriginal having the lowest access to mental health services Representative for Children and Youth, BC
Issue Paper 3: Towards Knowing How Effectively the BC Government is Supporting Children and Youth Explores how the government can use available data and resources to increase its knowledge about its efficacy in supporting children and youth Representative for Children and Youth, BC
Issue Paper 4: Towards a Strength-Based Approach to Government Policy and Services for Children and Youth in British Columbia Explores how UNCRC principles, research findings, and practice models guide the development of a BC cross-ministry plan Representative for Children and Youth, BC
Issue Paper 5: Aboriginal Youth and the Youth Criminal Justice System Explores ways to address over-representation of Aboriginal youth in youth custody centres Representative for Children and Youth, BC
Justice and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child A booklet addressing common questions about children's rights and justice and children's rights Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children
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 in housing, transportation, education, workplace, security, etc. Society for Children and Youth of BC
Master of Health Administration Program that integrates skills and ideas unique to health care administration with advanced business and management concepts University of British Columbia
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
Mount Royal University, Child and Youth Human Rights Extension Certificate Online certificate program that supports individuals to become advocates for child and youth rights
Mount Royal University
Nobody's Perfect Parenting Program  A program to produce key changes in parenting for parents with children ages 0-5 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
Protection and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child A booklet addressing common questions about children's rights and protection and children's rights Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children
Recreation and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child A booklet addressing common questions about children's rights and recreation and children's rights Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children
Resource and Support Programs and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child A booklet addressing common questions about children's rights and resource and support programs for children's rights 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
Taking stock of youth well-being in BC today: A Forum Report from a 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 the 25 most affluent countries United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund International
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 the action to ensure the Convention is met 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: 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
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
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
Who's in Charge Here? Effective Implementation of Canada's International Obligations with Respect to the Rights of Children; Interim Report of the Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights Report that studies the UNCRC and analyzes the obstacles to the protection of children's rights, and whether Canadian policy and legislation reflect the provisions of international human rights Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights
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 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