November 8, 2023
Kids and youth ages 3 - 18 from member Nations, we want to hear from you! Enter our National Child Day contest by illustrating what Child Rights mean to you. Print out a contest template from below, write out one of your rights, then submit your artwork to enter our contest. Get creative with your submissions!
Winners will be randomly selected on November 20, 2023. Please include the artist’s name and age with the submission as there are prizes available for different age groups:
One entry per person is permitted. There are two ways to submit:
Deadline to submit is November 19.
Click to download the templates:
If you don't have access to a printer, you can re-create the template for your submission; however, the creation must include the same elements (eg. outline of a person and inclusion of a right written out).
“I have the right to…”
November 20 is National Child Day, a day that recognizes our country's commitment to upholding the rights of children as mandated in the 1959 signing of the UN Declaration of the Rights of the Child and the adoption of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child in 1989.
All children in Canada have rights written out in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. The four key princples of these rights include:
(Government of Canda, 2023)
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