The CHRC announces two graduate student research fellowships available for Summer 2014. The fellowships will be supportive of our current initiatives and projects. For more information email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information click HERE.
On May 23-24, the CHRC will host a two-day symposium at Loyola University Chicago: "Creating a Non-Violent Future: Children's Rights and Advances in Protection from Corporal Punishment."
The CHRC was provided an award by the International Organization for Adolescents through the Office of Children and Family Services of New York to support the ChildRight: New York Project. The projects seeks to a) address systemic gaps in knowledge, policies, and procedures around child trafficking responses, b) Identify and respond to a greater number of child trafficking victims, and c) Build capacity of child welfare organizations (private and government) to integrate child trafficking into mission and mandate. The CHRC is working with IOFA to assess change in knowledge and beliefs about child trafficking by training participants, as well as to create the first validated instrument to screen for child labor and sex trafficking.
Girl Rising is a groundbreaking feature film about the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to transform societies. The film presents the remarkable stories of nine girls around the world, told by celebrated writers and voiced by renowned actors. It uses powerful storytelling to deliver a simple, critical truth: Educate Girls and you will Change the World.
Universal Children's Day 2013 was acknowledged on Nov. 20. On this day, governments and organizations around the world came together to observe the Universal Children's Day, which marks the day on which the UN General Assembly adopted the Declaration of the Rights of the Child in 1959 and later the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) in 1989. This day promotes awareness on the human rights of children. For the full story, check out the link below.
An interesting study on how poverty, education, and child development all intersect.
A straightforward and easy-to-understand summary of what child abuse and neglect are and how they happen.