Children

Access to the Internet may help more vulnerable children to develop their potential and find references.  Source:UNICEF

Internet can promote children’s rights, says UNICEF

The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund highlights that access to the Internet may help more vulnerable children to develop their potential and find references, while also warning of the risks entailed.

Clara Garcia - Font: Beartsy.org

Volunteering to help girls and women in Nepal

Clara Garcia Ortés is the voluntary president and project manager at Be Artsy, a non-profit association that develops creative projects for communities lacking access to provide training and experiences.

Children & Nature.

Children&Nature Network: promoting the connection between children and nature

An international movement of organizations and associations aiming to reconnect children and nature. They are supported by the Children&Nature Network, co-founded by Richard Louv.

Baby in the promotional video. Image: He For She

UN Women launches a video denouncing gender stereotypes

The HeForShe campaign wants to end gender inequalities and invites everyone to have their voice heard.

Children, in the same way than adults and old people, have some rights that laws and public bodies need to guarantee.

Which non-profit organizations are working in the children’s rights protection?

The Convention on the Rights of the Child, which was approved in 1989 and confirmed by 195 countries, recognises and safeguards children’s rights all over the world. 

Children and nature

Contact with nature creates custodians of planet Earth

Nature is a source of learning and creativity, personal development, and freedom. It is pacifying and restoring; a recipe for health and wellbeing…

Child Labor Free banner

A new label to identify child labour free clothing

Child Labor Free wants to make sure that big fashion brands and their suppliers do not work with children along the production chain.

1st International Conference on childhood, poverty and educational success: social and educational networking

1st International Conference on childhood, poverty and educational success: social and educational networking

On 19 and 20 December CaixaForum in Madrid will be hosting the Conference.

A safe kitchen where a new culture of participation is cooking

Scouting in Catalonia has a history of active participation in social movements and turning points in the 20th century, a certain flair for activism. But is that so? Has Scouting as an organisation always been there, pushing?

Girl / Photograph: Lance Shields, Flickr

A report by UNICEF estimated some 50 million children are uprooted worldwide

Over half of them have been forced from their homes by conflicts and threats. The report recalls that a large number of children are seeking a better quality of life and improved social and economic conditions out of their homes.

Anna Corbella

Anna Corbella: “Innovation, creation and the will to improve are constant”

Anna Corbella, Director of the Fundació La Roda (La Roda Foundation), explains the cause they fight for and presents the work they do all across Catalonia.

Felipe Campos

What is the world of educational leisure about?

Felipe Campos, General Manager of Associació Educativa Itaca, explains about the world of educational leisure.

Eurochild Conference 2016 / Photograph: Eurochild

The European event to discuss children’s rights

From 5 to 7 July, Brussels will be hosting the Eurochild Conference 2016.