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Tag : Rights of the Child

We are pleased to present all posts tagged "Rights of the Child"

Our Children Need a Commissioner!

Posted by: UNICEF Canada November 2, 2012

Michael Shevell is Pediatrician-in-Chief at the Montreal Children’s Hospital. His op-ed appeared in the National Post this week in response to proposed legislation currently before Parliament to establish – at long last – the office of Children’s Commissioner in Canada. Read more »

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It’s time for Canada to improve its grades when it comes to children’s rights

Posted by: Marv Bernstein October 16, 2012

Our schoolchildren are not the only ones with report cards on their progress this fall. The government of Canada has just received a report card from the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child on how it is fulfilling its commitments to protect children’s rights. Read more »

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Is Canada doing its job to protect children’s rights?

Posted by: Lisa Wolff September 24, 2012

Is Canada fulfilling the rights of its 7 million children? On September 26-27, the Canadian Government will answer questions from the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child on how well it’s protecting the rights and well-being of children in Canada. Read more »

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Celebrating International Day of the World’s Indigenous People

Posted by: Marv Bernstein August 9, 2012

A Perfect Union of indigenous Children’s Universal Human Rights and Inuit Societal Values in Nunavut is Cause for Celebration. Read more »

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World Environment Day

Posted by: UNICEF Canada June 5, 2012

Today, we’d like to discuss the impact of environmental degradation and climate change on children around the world. Read more »

The New Cost of Childhood

Posted by: Lisa Wolff May 30, 2012

The long-term future of the youngest citizens in our industrialized countries is at risk as governments battle to keep their heads above water in the current economic storm. Read more »

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In the Words of a Child

Posted by: UNICEF Canada May 28, 2012

In Sri Lanka, ten-year-old Sivatheepan Kajanika gives us a first-hand report on her child-friendly school. Read more »

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A Children's Commissioner

Posted by: Lisa Wolff May 3, 2012

UNICEF Canada welcomes introduction of Bill to establish a Commissioner for Children and Young Persons in Canada Read more »

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Libya In Transition: Ensuring the Rights of Children and Women

Posted by: UNICEF Canada March 2, 2012

UNICEF has played a key role in the humanitarian response in Libya, and continues to do so now as the country transitions from the conflict. Read more »

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2011 Year in Review

Posted by: Andrea Ramhit January 6, 2012

In 2011, we saw the world change. We witnessed extreme climate events devastate communities as we provided support to families. And we faced financial and political instability as we strengthened our conviction to children’s rights. Read more »

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