Presentation on theme: "1 The Rights of a Child Social Studies 9 (Culture and Politics) Miss MacLean February 2011."— Presentation transcript:
1 The Rights of a Child Social Studies 9 (Culture and Politics) Miss MacLean February 2011
What is a right? What does it mean to say: I know my rights! That is against my rights! What are the rights of a citizen?
What do you think? In a small group, list the rights that you believe you have as a child (i.e. under 18 years old). Lets compare and contrast with other groups. Are there similarities? Are there differences?
Declaration of the Rights of a Child Developed by the United Nations (1959) An international organization (192 members) Facilitates cooperation in: International Law International Security Economic Development Social Progress Human Rights World Peace
Declaration of the Rights of a Child http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y_2nA49p3y whttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y_2nA49p3y What does the Declaration state?
Declaration of the Rights of a Child Text book: Page 263 What are the similarities between your list and the Declaration? The differences?