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.
The Social Action Project: Canadian Aboriginal Children's Rights has published this series of lesson plans designed for grade six students. The aim of these lessons is for the students to gain a better understanding of the challenges faced by Aboriginal Children and to learn of ways to promote social justice for others.
The Healthy Children, Healthy Communities: Action Toolkit for Positive Change provides insight into how to engage youth, explains the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, frames health issues within a community as a rights issue, builds upon community assets, and suggests activities to explore social and structural barriers in creating improved and holistic health outcomes for youth. This resource by the United Nations Association in Canada essentially serves as a toolkit for social activism and community development.
Monitoring Children's Rights: A Toolkit for Community-Based Organizations serves as a resource to introduce community service providers to children's rights, rights monitoring, and a community approach to monitoring through informative chapters, supplementary resources and learning activities.
This article, by the Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children, tackles common questions about the rights of children covered under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. It also offers assistance to locate articles pertaining to specific topics within the convention and clarifies how to interpret the convention.
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 series of illustrations by Aboriginal artists of the rights that children are guaranteed under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.
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.
The Complaint Process for Youth Brochure lays out the steps youth can take to have their voices heard and their rights protected if they are in care, feel as though they should be receiving services, or are receiving services from the Ministry of Children and Family Development or a Delegated Aboriginal Agency.