https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13642987.2022.2036135 Policy responses to COVID-19 have had dramatic impacts on children’s human rights, as much as the COVID-19 pandemic itself. In the rush to protect the human right of survival and development, new policies and their implementation magnified the challenges of taking a children’s rights approach in adult-oriented systems and institutions. This article explores these […]
The International Journal of Human Rights published an article on CRIA from Dr. Simon Hoffman of Swansea University, ‘Ex ante children’s rights impact assessment of economic policy’. The article provides an account of CRIA procedure and a review of CRIA in selected countries. Here’s the link: https://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/QZHXSGPVBEINF2PH8ATW/full?target=10.1080/13642987.2020.1819798
In Ontario on 29 April 2016, the jury’s recommendations following an inquest into the death of a young Ontario girl at the hands of her guardians included a recommendation that the provincial government and designated child welfare authorities conduct CRIA to review legislation, policies, regulations, procedures and other proposals for their impacts on children’s rights.
UNICEF’s Corporate Social Responsibility team is developing industry specific guidance and Child Rights Impact Assessment tools. ICT is one of the priority sectors given the rapid and complex impacts the sector has on children’s rights . Visit http://www.unicef.org/csr/toolsforcompanies.htm for children’s rights and business related guidance and tools for companies in the ICT sector from UNICEF and […]
Child vulnerability matrix to be integrated into all future impact assessments at Barrick sites http://barrickbeyondborders.com/people/2016/02/pilot-project-helps-barrick-integrate-childrens-perspective-into-human-rights-impact-assessments/
The community of Okanagan, BC launched “Is it good for children”, a local initiative to help ensure that children’s interests are considered in all decisions affecting them.Community Action Toward Children’s Health is a community coalition that started this awareness campaign in Fall 2015 to get everyone asking the question “Is it good for children?” and […]