Every Child Has a Voice: Children on the Move

According to the UNCRC, no children and young people should be discriminated against when children’s rights are realised (Article 2), and children also have the right to special protection and support if they are refugees (Article 22). In reality, migrant children and youth remain at particular risk of rightlessness. Child helplines worldwide are increasingly coming […]

Every Child Has a Voice: LGBTQI+ Youth

According to the UNCRC, when children’s rights are realised (Article 2) no children or young people should be facing discrimination. Despite improvements in legislation, public attitudes and a growing visibility of diversity of gender and sexuality in popular culture, LGBTQI+ children and young people remain at heightened risk of violence and discrimination in school, within the family, […]

Every Child Has a Voice: Children with Disabilities

Children with disabilities are one of the most marginalised and excluded groups in society. Estimates suggest that there are at least 93 million children with disabilities in the world who, according to UNICEF, are among the poorest members of the population. They are at particular risk of discrimination, abuse and social exclusion, and the lack of […]