We work collaboratively with children and young people to elevate and amplify their voices on the issues that affect them. The voices of children and young people can provide advice and valuable insight into how their rights can best be protected and fulfilled.
SNAICC is the national voice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander childrenAll children deserve to thrive and fulfil their potential. We exist to see allAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children grow up healthy, happy and safe.
The Healing Foundation’s Stolen Generations Resource Kit for Teachers and Students has been created to educate young people about the Stolen Generations. It makes it easy for school communities to start the conversation and inform classroom discussions using facts, real examples and stories.
As voters around South Australia went to the polls for the 2018 state election, hundreds of 16 and 17 year old’s were having their say as well. We told you all about it a few weeks back. But now, the results of this unique experiment are in.
Recently the World Food Program was named as the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize recipient for its work fighting hunger and providing essentials to people in disaster zones. We find out more about what the World Food Program is and why it’s earned one of the world’s most prestigious prizes.
We meet some kids taking part in the World Peace Game, a very different sort of board game developed to prove that kids can make great diplomats.
Nearly 25 years ago, many countries around the world signed a very important agreement. Its aim was to guarantee every child in the world would be given certain rights that they’d never had before. But what are those rights? And how have they helped kids in the 25 years since? We asked Josh, youth ambassador […]
This year’s focus of National Children’s Week is Article 17 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. You probably don’t know what that is off the top of your head but it’s incredibly important and it’s actually one of the reasons that BtN even exists!
Kids have rights just like adults but yours are extra special. Australia’s part of a big international agreement that says it’ll make sure to uphold them. Which is why this year the Aussie Children’s Commissioner has to report back to the United Nations to let it know how we’re going with that.