Pan-American Congress analyzes the advances and challenges for achieving the rights of boys, girls and adolescents
May 20, 2020
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).
CLADE participated in the Congress and also in the Civil Society Forum prior to the event. The Campaign took this opportunity to launch to the public the iniciative ##TheEducationWeNeed for the world we want.
In the occasion of the Pan-American Child Congress and Forum, topics, such as overcoming the violence against children, the right to participation of boys, girls and adolescents, comprehensive systems of protection and guarantee of the rights of the child and adolescent were analyzed and discussed, as well as the advances and challenges to accomplish the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC).
- Violence agains children is discussed in the Third Pan-American Civil Society Organizations Forum
- What are Latin America and Caribbean students’ thoughts on education and other human rights?
- “The Convention is a moral universal instrument against injustice to which girls and boys in the world were subjected”
- Youth from Latin America and the Caribbean invited to express what #TheEducationWeNeed is
- Students from Sao Paulo discuss the education they need for the world they want