Rights of the Child -more free resources

Following on from the last post on non-discrimination and the Convention on the Rights of the Child, Human Rights Education Association (HREA) have listed some new resources in their newsletter.

Children’s rights: A series of lesson plans for children ages 8-10 (Oxfam GB, n.p., n.d.). Language(s): English. Keywords: lesson plan(s), primary school, children’s rights, Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), England, Scotland, Wales. URL:http://www.hrea.org/index.php?base_id=104&language_id=1&erc_doc_id=5115&category_id=5&category_type=3

Developing rights: A resources for exploring rights around the world for ages 11-14 (Oxfam GB, n.p., n.d.). Language(s): English. Keywords: reference, students, youth, secondary school, children’s rights, right to development, right to education, African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights, Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), England, Ethiopia, Lebanon, Scotland, South Africa, Wales. URL: http://www.hrea.org/index.php?base_id=104&language_id=1&erc_doc_id=5114&category_id=6&category_type=3

Doorways I: Student Training Manual on School-Related Gender-Based Violence Prevention and Response(Washington, DC: USAID, 2009). Language(s): English. Keywords: training manual, students, formal education, secondary school, children’s rights, sexual violence, violence against women, Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), Universal Declaration of
Human Rights (UDHR). URL: http://www.hrea.org/index.php?base_id=104&language_id=1&erc_doc_id=5083&category_id=18&category_type=3

Doorways II: Community Counselor Reference Materials (Washington, DC: USAID, 2009). Language(s): English. Keywords: reference, community leaders, social workers, non-formal education, training of professional groups, children’s rights, sexual violence, violence against women, Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). URL:http://www.hrea.org/index.php?base_id=104&language_id=1&erc_doc_id=5086&category_id=20&category_type=3

Doorways II: Community Counselor Training Materials on School-Related Gender-Based Violence Prevention and Response (Washington, DC: USAID, 2009). Language(s): English. Keywords:
training manual, community leaders, social workers, non-formal education, training of professional groups, children’s rights, sexual violence, violence against women, Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). URL:http://www.hrea.org/index.php?base_id=104&language_id=1&erc_doc_id=5085&category_id=20&category_type=3

Education for Citizenship in the Caribbean. A study on curricular policy and teacher training in Cuba, Haiti and the Dominican Republic by Cheila Valera Acosta (Santo Domingo: UNESCO-Internactional Bureau of Education (IBE) and Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias (FLACSO), 2005). Language(s): English, Spanish. Keywords: research study, policy makers, teachers, trainers, formal education, in-service training, pre-service training, teacher training, citizenship education, civic education, education for democratic citizenship, research & evaluation, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti. URL:
http://www.hrea.org/index.php?base_id=104&language_id=1&erc_doc_id=5209&category_id=4&category_type=3

See Me, Hear Me – A guide to using the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities to promote the rights of children by Gerison Lansdown (London: Save the Children, 2009). Language(s): English. Keywords: guide, human rights monitors, NGO staff, training of professional groups, children’s rights, rights of persons with disabilities, Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). URL:
http://www.hrea.org/index.php?base_id=104&language_id=1&erc_doc_id=5116&category_id=21&category_type=3

Apart from the monthly newsletter the HREA website has a range of resources such as thos on the rights to education:

Right to education
Developing rights: A resources for exploring rights around the world for ages 11-14 (Oxfam GB). Language(s): English.

 

A Budget Guide for Civil Society Organisations Working in Education (Victoria Perry, n.p.). Language(s): English.

Education Rights: A Guide for Practitioners and Activists (Kate Newman, Johannesburg, 2007). Language(s): English, Spanish.

Your Right to Education: A Handbook for Refugees and Displaced Communities (Women’s Commission for Refugee Women and Children, New York, 2007). Language(s): English, French, Arabic.

Minimum Standards for Education in Emergencies, Chronic Crises and Early Reconstruction (Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE), Paris, 2004). Language(s): English.

Working with the Media on Gender and Education: A Guide for Training and Planning (Amy North, David Aduda, Andiwo Obondoh, Lutfer Rahman and Shamima Pervin). Language(s): English.

Working with the Media on Gender and Education: A Guide for Training and Planning (Amy North with David Aduda, Andiwo Obondoh, Lutfer Rahman and Shamima Pervin, 2007). Language(s): English.

A Human Rights-Based Approach to Education for All (UNESCO and UNICEF, New York/Paris, 2007). Language(s): English.

Human Rights. YES!: Action and Advocacy on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (Janet E. Lord, Katherine N. Guernsey, Joelle M. Balfe and Valerie L. Karr, Minneapolis, 2007). Language(s): English.

Human Rights Education in Asian Schools, Volume Six (Asia-Pacific Human Rights Information Center, Osaka, 2003).Language(s): English.

The State of the Right to Education Worldwide. Free or Fee: 2006 Global Report (Katarina Tomaševski, Copenhagen, 2006). Language(s): English.

ECRI General Policy Recommendation N°10 on combating racism and racial discrimination in and through school (European Commission against Racism and Intolerance, Strasbourg, 2007). Language(s): English, French.

Rights-based Education in Cambodia. Final Report of the National Consultative Meeting on Rights-based Education in Cambodia (Farice Quinio, Phnom Penh, 2005). Language(s): English.

Education as an intervention strategy to eliminate and prevent child labour: Consolidated Good Practices of the International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC) (Geneva, 2006). Language(s): English.

Human Rights Education as Part of the Peace Process in Northern Ireland (Ulrike Niens, Jackie Reilly, Alan Smith, Bielefeld, 2006). Language(s): English.

International humanitarian law and basic education (Sobhi Tawil, Geneva, 2000). Language(s): English.

Rights-Based Approach to Development Programming: Training Manual (Manilla, 2002). Language(s): English.

Stealing the Future – Corruption in the Classroom: Ten Real World Experiences (Transparency International, Berlin, 2005).Language(s): English.

Human rights in education as prerequisite for human rights education (K. Tomaševski, Lund, 2001). Language(s): English.

Preventing Corruption in the Education System: A Practical Guide (Katharina L. Ochse, Eschborn, 2004). Language(s):

 

We still have a long way to go in terms of application of the CRC across the globe , but these and other resources can help to simplify the complexity.

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