The Spanish Society of Social Pediatrics has prepared a special edition of their journal on Social Pediatrics and Child Rights in Latin America. This comprehensive report was conducted in collaboration with the Latin American Association of Pediatrics (ALAPE) and as a contribution to the Congress on Social Pediatrics that took place November 14 in Cartagena de Indias (Colombia). Read the report in Spanish or in English.
April 2012: Check out this excellent resource called "A Human Rights Based Approach to Education for All". It was drafted by Cred-Pro co-director Gerison Lansdown with additional material provided by Stuart Hart.
January 2012: CRIN has posted included six articles on the Child Rights Education for Professionals - why it's necessary, how it's working and what countries and regions can do to institutionalize it so that children's rights are realized the world over.
Very special thanks to the authors:Gerison Lansdown, Stuart Hart, Gary Robinson, Raul Mercer, Jeff Goldhagen, Karina Cimmino, Suzanna Fernandez and the Children's Institute, University of Cape Town, South Africa.
1 The imperative for child rights education for professionals;
2 Establishing and sustaining a child rights and health equity movement;
3 Child rights and health services curriculum in Latin America;
4 Promoting child rights in the health system - an on-going experien...
5 Child rights and child law for health professionals in South Africa;
6 Reflections on lessons learned.
Promoting young children’s rights through the development of sustainable education for key professionals by Gerison Lansdown & Bo Damsted
The Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) has achieved near universal ratification. However, understanding of the rights it establishes, and how to ensure their realisation remains limited in most countries. Read the full paper here.