Increasing opioid misuse in Canadian youth

The escalation of prescription opioid utilization in Canada since the 1980s has been profound, propelling the nation to become the world’s second-largest consumer of these medications. Alarming findings from a Canadian survey reveal that a significant portion of recent opioid users, including adolescents have engaged in illicit drug practices, obtained and consumed these substances without […]

Pink for girls, blue for boys: why toys for children should be free from stereotypes

Gender stereotypes are present in everyday life, including in the toys for children. They impose a significant impact on children’s personal growth and development, as they can reinforce social expectations regarding gender roles and influence their future choices. Opting for gender-neutral toys which allow children to discover their interests and acquire new skills is the […]

The problematic trend of US parents administering melatonin to their children

In the past two decades, the over-the-counter use of melatonin supplements has seen an unprecedented surge in the United States. Despite its widespread popularity and easy accessibility, concerns persist over parents’ increasing reliance on it as a quick fix for insomnia, with limited evidence supporting its efficacy. The unregulated availability of melatonin, without the need […]

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Our action in the field

In Rwanda, we help local leaders to develop an intuitive emotional understanding of children’s rights

What we do

Independent observatory

We constantly monitor the situation of children and report violation cases in the world, with the ultimate aim of ensuring total transparency.

Online child rights education

We promote the emergence and development of an online community by using digital communication technologies and tools to educate adults and children in a simple and understandable way.

Legal advice & Advocacy

We provide legal advice on children’s rights, working with a global network of lawyers. We advocate internationally for the improvement and fulfillment of child rights, with a focus on the recognition and respect of children’s environmental rights.

Strengthening the actors of change

We implement the rights of the child at a local level using a unique interdisciplinary combination of legal tools and psychosocial techniques.

Child welfare

We work with local NGOs to support and implement projects for the protection of children, their development, survival and education.

Our impact

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Children’s rights in the world

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