Traveller Children and Youth’s Rights Matter

Together we Need to Validate and Make Visible Traveller Cultural Identity, Language and Values in Education Dr Anne Marie Kavanagh, School of Human Development, DCU Institute of Education It is entirely understandable to feel invisible when the school curriculum fails to recognise the value of your community’s cultural identity, knowledge system and concerns. Can any… Continue reading Traveller Children and Youth’s Rights Matter

A Child’s Voice

Prof. Ewa Maciejewska-Mroczek Institute of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, Childhood Studies Research Team, University of Warsaw The category of voice is often a theme in childhood studies, and the right to express oneself under Article 12 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child seems to be the most frequently cited legal regulation in… Continue reading A Child’s Voice

Early Childhood Voices

At the Museum of Childhood we know how important it is for children to have their voices heard, listened to and acted upon. We ensure that even the very youngest of children have a platform to share their voice. One of the principles of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC)… Continue reading Early Childhood Voices

DouglassWeek

Douglass Week: A call to modern young people 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024 We are proudly celebrating Douglass Week, marking the arrival and tour of the reformer and slavery abolitionist Frederick Douglass in Ireland between 1845 and 1846. His tour of the country saw him lecture to packed audiences, meet Daniel O’Connell and reflect upon the devastating effects of… Continue reading DouglassWeek

World Children’s Day

20th November. Inclusion for every child World Children’s Day was first established in 1954 as Universal Children’s Day and is celebrated on the 20th November each year to promote international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide, and improvement of children’s welfare.  1.Children with an imprisoned family member are largely unseen & unheard in society. Yet they… Continue reading World Children’s Day