Children's views shape EU Child Guarantee and Children's Rights Strategy
Date: 25th March 2021
Category: General measures of implementation, Budgeting, Awareness-raising, Child rights indicators, Training
Over 10,000 children and young people have participated in a consultation to shape the EU’s upcoming Child Guarantee and Strategy on the Rights of the Child.
As a result, over 10,000 children and young people across Europe and beyond replied to the consultation. The findings were presented by children themselves during the launch event on 23rd February in a closed meeting with the EU Commission.
Key findings of the report include:
- One in five children feel unhappy and anxious for the future
- One in 10 children said they have mental health problems or symptoms such as depression or anxiety
- One in three experienced discrimination or exclusion
- 88% of children and young people are aware of climate change
To read the full report, click here.