Article 29, Convention on the Rights of the Child, 1989

The States Parties agree that the education of the child shall be directed to (a) the development of the child’s personality, talents and mental and physical abilities to their fullest potential (b) the development of respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms…

This manual provides a manual on human rights education for children, including ideas, inspiration and practical help to explore human rights with children. Living among other people in their families, communities and society, children become aware from a very early age of questions related to justice and seek for the meaning of the world. By fostering an understanding of human rights, shaping opinions and developing attitudes, human rights education strongly supports this natural interest and learning process.

Children are strong, rich and capable. All children have preparedness, potential, curiosity, and interest in constructing their learning, negotiating with everything their environment brings to them.

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