The following text is an unofficial summary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child and can accompany the Convention on the Rights of the Child unit.
Learn about the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the most-ratified treaty in the entire world, which codifies into law, basic standards in health, education, protection and social services for children.
Youth gathered in Copenhagen Denmark in December 2009, to discuss and offer policy prescriptions on the issue of climate change.
This youth generated video highlights the issue of child labor.
This youth generated video highlights the issue of water conservation.
Clean water is a necessity for life, yet nearly one billion people do not have access to
safe drinking water and approximately 2.5 billion do not have access to adequate sanitation.
Volunteers have helped make Piedras Grandes Nicaragua a safer place to live and have educated the community about water and sanitation.
In Mozambique, young people are transforming dark and dirty schools into healthy, inviting places of learning.
Growing up Fatima needed to collect water for her family every day, and the trek to water was made treacherous by crocodiles lurking about. Fatima and her family faced a bigger danger than crocodiles - waterborne disease.
In Indonesia, youth are helping to educate their local community about the importance of health, sanitation and hygiene.