ERIC Number: ED384439
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Reaching the Children: In Celebration of the Rights of the Child.
This resource booklet provides teachers with information on the role of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). It also contains activities that teachers can use with children to help them understand the role of UNICEF and the rights outlined in the CRC. The convention guarantees children the right to: (1) affection, love, and understanding; (2) adequate nutrition and medical care; (3) protection against all forms of neglect, cruelty and exploitation; (4) free education and full opportunity for play and recreation; (5) a name and a nationality; (6) special care if disabled; (7) relief in times of disaster; (8) education to learn to be useful members of society and to develop individual abilities; (9) upbringing in the spirit of universal peace and brotherhood; and finally, (10) to enjoy these rights regardless of race, color, sex, religion, or national or social origin. (MDM)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Unites States Committee for UNICEF, New York, NY.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child