A RIGHTS BASED APPROACH TO PARTICIPATION:
UNICEF works with families, communities and governments in more than 190
countries worldwide to protect and promote the rights of all children. Unicef is
guided throughout its work by the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child,
which guarantees every child the same rights: to an education, to a childhood,
to be healthy, to be treated fairly and to be heard.
Click on the links below to find out more about Unicef's work and the work of other
organisations advocating a rights-based approach to participation.
Rights Respecting Schools Programs
UN Convention on the Rights of the Child
Voices of Youth
Child and Youth Participation Resource Guide
Roger Hart’s Ladder of Participation
CRAE - Children’s Rights Alliance for England - Ready, Steady, Change!
PARTICIPATION AND MEDIA/SOCIAL MEDIA:
Practical Participation works with projects and organisations to promote
social justice through participation, community building, campaigning,
organisational change and the effective use of social media technologies.
Click here to visit the Practical Participation website.
E-Safety knowledge and skills for keeping children and young people safe online.
Click here to visit the Next Generation website.
Participation Works enables organisations to effectively involve children and
young people in the development, delivery and evaluation of services that affect
their lives. Participation Works is a consortium made up of the British Youth Council,
Children’s Rights Alliance for England, National Council for Voluntary Youth Services,
National Youth Agency, NCB and Save the Children UK.
Click here to visit the Participation Works website.
These specific pages on the Participation Works website may also be of use:
The National Youth Agency
The National Youth Agency is passionate about young people, believes that they should have a voice in everything that affects them, and that the performance of services will be improved by taking proper account of that voice. An independent charity, and the partner of choice for local government, local authorities and third sector organisations. Click here to visit the National Youth Agency website
Save the Children
Children’s Workforce Development Council
CWDC's Participation Fund has supported the production of resources to support the involvement of children and young people in workforce development and reform.
Parent and Carer Engagement Toolkit
Click here to see the Parent & Carer Engagement Toolkit
Click here for information about the Children's Workforce Development Strategy