Child and Youth Participation Resource Guide

Child and Youth Participation Resource Guide

Author: Upadhyay Junita
Responsible Body: UNICEF EAPRO East Asia and Pacific Regional Office
Year of publication: 2006
Language: English
Physical description: 96
Publisher: Keen Publishing

Abstract: This annotated resource guide presents resources on child and youth participation from Asia, Europe, North America, Latin America, Africa, Australia and the Pacific. Its purpose is twofold: to organize the large and diverse literature on children’s participation, and to further stimulate the promotion of children’s involvement in decisions and actions that concern them. The guide contains a directory of key websites and resources as well as an extensive annotated bibliography, split up into four parts: 1) Introduction to Child and Youth Participation 2) Children Involved in Research, Analysis, Planning, Implementation and Evaluation 3) Children’s Participation in Programme Areas (such as education, health and nutrition, and the environment) and 4) Children Involved in Political Decision Making.

Descriptors: advocacy child development child labour child protection children’s participation education environment governance health sanitation street children water