The country's Constitution, as well as several court rulings, offer clear guidelines for how children's best interests should be managed and prioritised.
With UNICEF ranking New Zealand 35th out of 41 rich countries for children’s well-being, the gap between rhetoric and reality is wider than ever.
Zimbabwe's Education Amendment Act of 2020 is a step in the right direction, but more still needs to be done.
Any decision that places a child's physical and mental health at risk shouldn't be taken lightly, so policy-makers and parents alike should listen to those most affected — the children themselves.
Given their ability to accept correction, children have a better claim to rehabilitation, reorientation and reintegration.
If returning to in-person instruction is truly impossible for public health reasons, policy makers must make large financial expenditures on quality and accessible distance education.
A Constitutional Court ruling sheds light on the relationship between private schools and children's constitutional rights.
Children need to know how to get help when they feel at risk.
These are difficult and dire times, but holding on to the myth of childhood innocence won't make this crisis any easier.
Both opinions the three-judge panel handed down warned of a potential climate catastrophe. Only one judge said the courts have an active role to play in making the government change course.
Since the second world war, every generation has worried that children are spoilt, cosseted, or being corrupted by new technologies. But, on many measures, today's children are doing just fine.
The Convention on the Rights of the Child is empowering children around the world by encouraging them to see themselves as important and valuable members of society.
In a recent report, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child was highly critical of the Australian government for its youth justice failures and the rise of children with mental health issues.
To protect the futures of today's children and youth, schools and universities must go beyond Eurocentric approaches that dissect particulars yet miss the larger point.
The most effective way to provide children in the CAR with access to education is to aim interventions at them directly.
With more cases of women such as Shamima Begum expected, the UK is under legal obligations to protect the rights of any children involved.
ClassDojo, the popular classroom behaviour management and communication system, is said to facilitate community and message-sharing. But who is asking how children are impacted?
New energy to advocate for planetary health could be unleashed through career guidance that prepares future generations for climate change while inspiring them to envision a meaningful future.
The UK is terrible at creating child-friendly environments and children are suffering for it.
When children are drawn into their countries' informal justice systems, their human rights are often threatened.