Embedding a Children’s Rights Perspective in Policy and Decision-making

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Embedding a Children’s Rights Perspective in Policy and Decision-making

Published 2019

embedding a childrens rights perspective in policy

Contributors

Author: European Commission, Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion

Publisher: EU Publications

Date: 2019

Geographic Coverage: Europe

Type of Resource: Publication

Sector/setting: Government

Vulnerable groups: Children, Young People

Developed with children and young people? No

Type of participation: Policy

Availability: Open Access

Keywords: Child, Child’s Rights, Policy, Decision-making

Introduction

This policy memo provides an overview of the extent to which children’s rights are promoted and taken into account in policies and practice. The memo considers policy frameworks at national level as well as those at European Union (EU) level. The memo also discusses ways in which policies and wider initiatives facilitate children’s participation in decisions about their future.