The Society for Children and Youth of BC has published the booklet Children's Rights in the Canadian Legal System to inform adults wishing to advocate for children and youth about various aspects of children's rights recognized in Canada and cases that have been within the Canadian court system to defend these rights.
The Society for Children and Youth of BC has designed this poster for children and youth to illustrate that supporting the children's rights needs to occur in a holistic way. Children have rights and adults have responsibilities to ensure children are nurtured emotionally, socially, physically, and intellectually.
The Society for Children and Youth of BC has designed this fun Fortune Teller to engage youth in and children in discussions about their rights and responsibilities.
The Society for Children and Youth of BC has created this poster to inform youth of their rights and responsibilities in terms of safety, health, identity, and to be heard.
The Society for Children and Youth of BC has created this poster on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Child. The poster is written in youth friendly language and in an overview of Article 1 to 42 of the convention.
The paper Aboriginal Children: Human Rights as a Lens to Break the Intergenerational Legacy of Residential Schools discusses the historical context influencing Aboriginal children's wellbeing today and the ways a rights perspective can assist in creating equality for Aboriginal children and families.
A grade 7 teaching resource, from Being an Active Citizen, which encourages students to actively participate in shaping their communities and teaches students about the basics of law and government within BC and nationally.
Discusses why your rights as a young person are important and the UN Convention on the Rights of a Child. The specific rights, complaint process and supports for youth in care in British Columbia are summarized. Health care coverage, the youth justice system, mental health and many community services that may be useful in supporting young people's wellbeing are also detailed.
A youth friendly document that explains the rights of young people in care and the steps they can take if they feel their rights have not been respected.