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TITLE

Raising Children with Roots, Rights & Responsibilities: Celebrating the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child Human Rights Education Series, Topic Book 2

AUTHOR

Lori Dupont, Joanne Foley & Annette Gagliardi

PUBLISHER

The Human Rights Resource Center and The Stanley Foundation

YEAR

1999

PAGES

136

MEDIA

ORDER

Human Rights Resource Center, University of Minnesota, 229-19th Avenue South, Room 439, Minneapolis, MN 55455 Phone: 1-888-HREDUC8; Fax: 612-625-2011; humanrts@tc.umn.edu

LANGUAGE

BOOKSTORES

#http://www.hrusa.org#
#http://www.umn.edu/humanrts#

ANNOTATION

Raising Children with Roots, Rights & Responsibilities is about citizenship. It is about education for problem solving and critical thinking. It is about building moral and ethical character and increasing self-esteem and self-confidence in children and families. It is about empowerment and responsibility. It is about education for democracy. This curriculum builds on the power of the parent-child relationship. It helps to build a positive self-image for both the parent and the child. By offering a positive parenting approach, it has community and societal impact. It calls for human dignity for everyone and gives concrete, distinct examples of what that looks like. This curriculum calls us to action. This curriculum helps parents advance their skills for building trust, respecting children's rights, encouraging empowerment, fostering children's sense of responsibility, and helping children develop the skills for working and playing with others fairly. With this strong focus and intentional effort, children can move toward understanding and protecting their own rights and the rights of others, and developing to their full potential as responsible citizens.

NOTES

NUMBER

100

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