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February 2021: Update on Children’s Rights in Jamaica

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, many children in Jamaica have faced new challenges due to the changing circumstances. The closing of schools and increased time ...
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Do children really have a voice?

Within my country, Jamaica land we love, a child’s right to freedom of expression is promoted but is it recognized or seen as valuable? Our ...
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The status of children’s rights in Jamaica

Children’s rights are very important to different stakeholders and organizations in Jamaica. Many have taken on the responsibility of ensuring these rights are respected and ...
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The increased abuse against children, adolescents, and females during the COVID-19 pandemic; and policy makers and officers at the Inter-American Court of Human Rights can do to tackle these

During these times that have forced Inter-American citizens to remain isolated at home, the amount of abuse and traumatizing events inflicted upon children and adolescents ...
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How to Tackle the Issue of Youths Joining Gangs in Inter-American States

Inter-American states struggle with one common issue regarding youth: gangs. The numbers prove so; according to a 2015 study by the Journal of Adolescent Health, ...
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Speech about the Americas Children and Youth Day (June 9)

First of all, thank you for organizing this webinar. I believe that webinars like this are exemplary of how much importance the Inter-American Human Rights ...
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Decolonizing History Curriculum for Children

A recent concept that has garnered much attention from educators, activists, and youth is decolonizing history. According to Meera Sabaratnam, chair of the Decolonising SOAS ...
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The internet and our safety

The Internet can be wonderful for our children. We can use it to research school projects, communicate with our teachers, and our classmates, friends and ...
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First Nations communities across Canada and their battle with the Covid-19 outbreak

As the Covid-19 outbreak hits Canada the Canadian government is taking strong measures in order to slow the spread of the virus and to protect ...
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The challenges of e-learning

Right now, in Canada, I am fortunate enough to receive a high-quality education. In-fact Canada, for the most part, has a reputation for consistently providing ...
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The Discrimination of Children in Healthcare and the Easy Solution To Solving It

According to a statistic presented by the Bellagio Child Survival Study Group, child deaths could be cut by 63% worldwide if coverage rates of effective ...
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How protests affect children

Right now, in Canada we are in the aftermath of a large and significant Court case that was finally settled by the Supreme Court of ...
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