Participation

Every Child’s Right to be heard; nine basic requirements for participation

A resource guide on the UNCHR General Comment No.12 gives an overview of the
nine basic requirements for effective and ethical participation and associated benchmark.

Participation is:

  1. transparent
  2. informative
  3. respectful
  4. relevant
  5. child-friendly
  6. inclusive
  7. supported by training for adults
  8. safe and sensitive to risk
  9. accountable

Children’s participation in healthcare is held in high esteem by EACH.

Read the document by Gerison Landsdown, Save the Children UK and Unicef ( download)
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