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Our Rights: How kids are changing the world [Hardcover]

Item : Our Rights: How kids are changing the world [Hardcover]
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Author Author : Janet Wilson
ISBN-10 ISBN-10 : 1926920953
ISBN-13 ISBN-13 : 9781926920955
Publisher Publisher : Second Story Press
Pages Pages : 32
Binding Binding : Hardcover
Item ID : 100417247

Ten biographies and accompanying portraits of children from around the world who have taken on the role of social activist.Kids have the power.This around-the-world tour introduces readers to children who have taken on the role of social activist, fighting for human rights and social justice in countries as diverse as Yemen and Congo, Canada and the United States. Ten children receive main profiles, and over a dozen others are featured in smaller sidebars. Anita Khushwaha fought against gender and class bias in her community in India. Emman Bagual founded Mind Your Rights to fight child labor in the Philippines. Zach Bonner walked 1,000 miles to raise awareness about homeless children in the United States. A diverse range of other issues is covered, including aboriginal rights, human trafficking and child soldiers, and the full United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child can be found alongside tips for how kids everywhere can make a difference. Inspirational as well as descriptive, the book closes with accessibleways in which young readers can become activists. An excellent introduction to the imaginative approaches youth are taking to make the world a better place for all children. [A] useful informational work that introduces and informs children about their rights, active citizenship, social responsibility for self and other, and possibilities for positive social change...[This book] is valuable because it explicitly educates and encourages children and youth to know their rights and work alongside others to co-create and re-create the world...Recommended. Wilson includes beautiful paintings and photographs of the featured children, and six pages of information that will inspire youth to take their own stand against injustices they see or have experienced...Highly recommended.

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