Online Library

This is an online library with  publications related to child protection, including legislation, professional guidance, research reports and toolkits. Please use the filter function to adjust your search or try out the Document Galaxy for a more intuitive search.

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2011 - Save the Children UK
every child’s right to be heard
Every child’s right to express their views and have them taken seriously is enshrined in Article 12 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. However, despite many positive examples – some of which are referred to in this guide – most...
2011 - Southern Cross University, Australia
This is a manual designed to encourage more effective and empowering child participation. It is argued herein that only by engaging and utilizing our active listening skills can we really hope to access the perspective of children on issues which...
2010 - Council of Europe
The handbook offers practical training and advice for front-line professionals involved in the design, implementation and review of Life Projects, as defined in Council of Europe Recommendation CM/Rec(2007) of the Committee of Ministers to member...
2010 - UNICEF
The right to participation  Several provisions in the Convention on the Rights of the Child reflect children's right to participation. Participation is one of the guiding principles of the Convention, as well as one of its basic challenges. Article...
2009 - United Nationa
In this document the United Nations explores the implications of article 12 of the UNCRC which protects the child's right to be heard and the right to voice her or his opinion on matters in which she or he is invested. The document explores this...
2009 - International Catholic Child Bureau
Following a large consultation of expert groups in Europe & the CIS (Community of Independent States), Africa, Latin America and Asia 2 years earlier, a study has been performed on the situation of childhood in the world 20 years after the...
2009 - SOS Children's Village, Council of Europe
Discover your Rights
Three young people will share stories with you – their own and those of other children and young people in care. This will help you gain a better understanding of how alternative care works, what your rights are as a young person in care and whether...
2009 - Save The Children and Better Care Network
Young children are frequently placed in institutional care throughout the world. This occurs despite wide recognition that institutional care is associated with negative consequences for children’s development (Carter, 2005; Johnson, Browne and...
2008 - Save The Children Sweden
This document provides information on why and how discrimination affects children. Throughout the pages, children aged 7 years and onwards can learn about the types of discrimination. Discrimination changes the way an individual feel about...
2007 - British Educational Research Journal
The Lundy model of child participation
This model was developed by academic Laura Lundy, Professor of international children's rights at the School of Education at the Queen's University of Belfast.1 Her model provides a way of conceptualising a child's right to participation, as laid...


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