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CRC@25

Posted September 11, 2014 Avatar Thamara Kandabada

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Member since June 7, 2014
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  • Age 20

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), is a treaty ratified by a almost all the countries in the world. It is distinctly clear that people and governments value the rights of their children, and are constantly involved in activities that facilitate children to realise their full potential through rights. In Sri Lanka, specific focus is given to various issues such as realising access to education and healthcare for children - in fact, access to educatio...


Research Project: Rights of the Child for the Digital Age

Posted July 9, 2014 Avatar KateVOY

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Something pretty important is happening on the 12th of September this year. The UN Committee for the Rights of the Child will meet in Geneva to discuss updating the Convention for the Rights of the Child for a digital age. The world has certainly changed a lot since the 1980′s, the decade throughout which the convention was first drafted! To assist the Committee in their deliberations, and to ensure that young people’s experiences can directly inform their discussion, we are curr...


When you post online, you post to the world

Posted February 5, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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The Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) sets out the rights that all children have. Even though it was adopted by the United Nations in 1989, before the Internet and mobile phones were widely available, it remains relevant today. So what do your rights mean in the digital age? How do you become a responsible digital citizen? Have you ever encountered these scenarios? BE CONSIDERATE: You have the right to express your views and opinions on social networks, blogs and...