To find lessons that address particular core questions,
click on the question.
- How have children's roles and rights changed over time?
How do various people define "childhood?"
Lesson 1 - Defining Childhood
Lesson 2 - Legal
Definitions of Childhood
How has culture shaped children's roles and rights?
Lesson 3 - The Roles
and Rights of Children in Society
Lesson 4 - Children of the
- What political factors influence the roles and rights
How are children affected by war and persecution?
Lesson 1 - The Impact of War
Lesson 2 - Children in War
and Strife: Case Studies
How do different societies handle child criminals?
Lesson 3 - Children and
the Death Penalty
- How do economic pressures undermine the rights internationally
guaranteed to children?
What are the issues surrounding bonded/debt slavery?
Lesson 1 - Pakistan
Lesson 2 - India
What are the conditions of child agricultural labor?
Lesson 3 - Photo Essay
Lesson 4 - Poster Assignment
What is the extent of child sexual exploitation?
Lesson 5 - Child Prostitution
and Sexual Exploitation
- What is the international response to child labor problems?
Lesson 1 - How can international
agencies pursue policy changes over a sovereign nations'
How can the business community be an ally of those seeking
to remedy the problems?
- What are the various goals of international organizations
with regards to the rights of children?
Lesson 1 - How do these
organizations promote awareness of children's rights issues?
Lesson 2 - What actions
have international organizations taken to safeguard children?
Lesson 3 - How have nations
responded to the challenge of the Convention on the Rights
of the Child?
- How can students become advocates for their peers,
both locally and globally?
What other resources are available to bring about awareness?
Lesson 1 - Learn
about the Convention on the Rights of the Child
Lesson 2 - Learn about
the global abuses of children's rights
Lesson 3 - See how children's
rights issues are visualized
How can awareness be turned into action?
Lesson 4 - What avenues
are available to get involved?
Lesson 5 - Child activists