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Exploring how Structuring Childhood Affects Children’s Well-Being

Children ultimately understand the world through their interactions with adults. The following is a shortened extract from a paper I wrote as part of my masters study in Children’s Rights, Participation and Well-Being – international perspectives. 3,527 more words


“18 er shathe kono shorto noi”: Feminist anxiety over “child marriage” in Bangladesh

Nazneen Shifa

When I was an eighth grader in school, a new teacher, someone who was on a training in our school, once told us in the class, “You know what, you are still children.” I remember at this remark, the whole class, a good total of fifty girls, burst into laughter! 2,019 more words


iSay Ambassadors

The iSay Ambassadors have been working extremely hard this term. Since the iSay Ambassadors have been delivering workshops in November 2016 they have engaged with a total of 969 children and young people across schools in Cardiff. 85 more words

Participation Standards Meeting With AM

Young Inspectors Chloe and Angharad met with Mark Isherwood conservative Assembly Member for North Wales to talk to him about the recent work that has been carried out on the refreshed National Participation Standards and how the framework is being used in Cardiff. 62 more words

CYC Met With Future Generations Commissioner

Seven CYC members went to meeting Sophie Howe, Further Generations Commissioner in January. The meeting enabled young people to find out more about the role of the Future Generations Commissioner as well as raise concerns and share key issues raised by young people. 40 more words

Young Wales Conference - Cardiff 2017

Seven CYC members represented the youth council at the Young Wales Conference at the Future Inn Hotel in Cardiff Bay in February.

The day was hosted by two young people from the Young Wales Project Board who did a really professional job. 194 more words

Making Rights A Reality — Our Grand Council

100 children and young people from across 26 schools came together to discuss the important issues of children’s rights at this months Grand Council event at Cardiff City Hall. 199 more words

Young People