Pan-American Congress analyzes the advances and challenges for achieving the rights of boys, girls and adolescents
Overcoming discrimination and violence, the right to play, art and recreation, gender equality and the right to comprehensive sexuality education and to participate in the debates on public policies affecting them: these were some of the demands shared by boys, girls, adolescents and youths during the 22nd Pan-American Child and Adolescent Congress and the Third Pan-American Child Forum that were held from Oct. 29-31 in Cartagena (Colombia).
“There is a lack of specific indications on how to achieve the human right to early childhood education”
In a CIES 2020 panel, specialists warned about the tendency to prioritize an instrumental and economistic narrative in early childhood education, the lack of coverage in this stage, especially for children from low-income families, and the lack of intersectoral coordination in public policies focused on small children at a regional level.
CIES 2020: None of the countries from Latin America and the Caribbean explicitly prohibit profit in education
During the virtual panel organized by CLADE, experts analyzed education privatization trends and processes, as well as profit in education in the region.
COVID-19: Guides on the education and protection of children and adolescents
At this time of crisis, the National Campaign for the Right to Education (CNDE), a member of CLADE in Brazil, in alliance with the Cada Criança platform, has made available two guides aimed at families, schools, local social security agents and authorities so that they can guarantee the protection and education of children and adolescents.
COVID-19: CLADE considers that solidarity and adequate funding for the rights to education, health, and social protection are key to overcome the crisis
In moments of crisis like this one, the role of governments must be stronger than ever in guaranteeing rights, and a package of measures and intersectoral public policies must be created.
Experts and youths talk about the right to education in Latin America and the Caribbean
Adolescents and youths participation, political will, transparency, autonomy, early childhood and human rights education were some of the topics standing out during the virtual conversation held by CLADE
A mural on #TheEducationWeNeed painted in Mexican school
Morelian Students and teacher (Michoacán, Mexico) report the experience of painting a mural in their school, with the purpose of expressing ideas, emotions, dreams and concerns of adolescents and youths on their right to education
Inspired by his experience of CLADE’s initiative, young man starts campaign in Bolivia
Interviewed by CLADE, Bolivian young man Gabriel Villarpando explains the campaign #Mochila2.0 [#Backpack 2.0] and comments on the importance of adolescents and youth voices debating the right to education
Adolescents and youths share their views on the education they want for a better world
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, CLADE, partnering with adolescents and youths in Latin America and the Caribbean, with the support of UNICEF, launched the campaign #TheEducationWeNeed for the world we want
What are Latin America and Caribbean students’ thoughts on education and other human rights?
Find the points of view of boys, girls, adolescents and young people from different countries in the region, which were shared during the 22nd Pan-American Child Congress
“The Convention is a moral universal instrument against injustice to which girls and boys in the world were subjected”
This statemet was highligted by the president of the UN Committee that monitors the Convention, during the 22nd Pan-American Child and Adolescent Congress
Students from Sao Paulo discuss the education they need for the world they want
Activity with secondary students took place as part of the campaign #TheEducationWeNeed for the world we want