European Commission Adopts Strategy to Promote Equal Opportunities for Children

On March 24, 2021, the European Commission adopted a Strategy on the Rights of the Child and a proposal for a Council Recommendation establishing a European Child Guarantee. It focuses on six areas of action: (1) enabling children to participate in civic and democratic life, (2) building inclusive standards to combat child poverty and social exclusion, (3) combating gender-based and domestic violence, (4) developing child-friendly legal proceedings, (5) promoting and providing a safe online experience for children, and (6) devoting a percentage of humanitarian aid to protect children globally.

Read more on the European Commission’s site here.

Download the EU Strategy on the rights of the child here.

Read some Questions and Answers on the EU Strategy here.

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