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Dear colleagues,

In this newsletter we have gathered the most relevant and fresh resources on child participation, focusing on participation of children with disabilities. Scroll down to read about our new online course on participation and remember, there is always more resources on our website.

Multimedia

15 Feb 2017

This ChildHub video presents three practical steps for inclusive participation of children with disabilities. The first step is to identify barriers to communication and participation and then address them. The second step is to create an inclusive...

15 Feb 2017

This ChildHub infographic presents tips for engaging children with different disabilities in the development of policies and programmes relevant to them and, also, words and expressions that should be used to speak to or to write about children with...

08 Feb 2017

The Children's Report from Moldova addressed to the UN Committee on Rights of the Child is developed by a group of children, called the Reflection Group, which worked from July 2014 to August 2016, supported by the Child Rights Information Center (...

Resources

15 Feb 2017

Article 7 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) states: 1. Parties shall ensure that children with disabilities have the right to express their views freely on all matters affecting them, their views being given due...

15 Feb 2017

Children have the right to influence decisions that affect them yet, for those with disabilities, their voices are not given the opportunity to be heard. This is mostly due to prejudice and stigma surrounding disability as well as low expectations...

15 Feb 2017

Collins and Coughlan’s recent article, “Experiences of Mothers in Romania after Hearing from Medical Professionals That Their Child Has a Disability,” explored qualitative research highlighting how the process of registering a child with an...

15 Feb 2017

Children with disabilities need more opportunities for participation. Participation encompasses ways in which children can shape decisions that affect them through voicing their concerns or views. There are general considerations for engaging with...

01 Jun 2013

The Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) recognises that children are not merely passive recipients, entitled to adult protective care. Rather, they themselves have rights and are entitled to be involved in decisions that affect them in...

Learning

16 Feb 2017

This ChildHub Academy's course on children’s participation has been developed by CELCIS: Centre of Excellence for Looked After Children in Scotland, at the University of Strathclyde. The course is about “supporting children’s participation” in all...