Children's participation on the child rights' agenda

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Child to Child celebrates the 25th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) with an article published in ‘Opinion Internationale’. It addresses the lack of opportunity, for most children, to express their opinion and play a meaningful role in issues which affect them.

“I learnt so much within the Child to Child programme!”

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Norvis Vásquez Vásquez used to be part of a Child to Child programme in his hometown in Nicaragua in the 1990s. Regularly meeting with boys and girls about his age to discuss various topics, from human rights to health to music, his experience with the Niño a Niño club is filled with good memories.

Children demand right to active participation

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A Children’s Declaration of Rights has been presented to the Joint Council on Youth (JCY), which is gathered for its annual meeting at the Council of Europe. The child authors of the Declaration met this summer 2014 whilst participating in the Children as Actors for Transforming Society (CATS) conference in Caux, Switzerland

Child to Child stories for health education

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A series of storybooks on health education is now available for download. The short books give also ideas for activities to play with children, applying the Child to Child participatory approach.