We all want what's best for our children

Being a parent isn't always easy, and talking about certain topics can be a challenge. That's why we are bringing together a set of resources with top tips, interesting insights and fun facts to help you plan a lesson or just have an insightful chat with your children at dinner time.  

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Learn about children’s rights

Just like adults, children have rights. Children’s rights are stated in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. 

These rights belong to every child in the world, no matter what.

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Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

In 2015, world leaders set an exciting course for the future of human development with the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  

These 17 Global Goals were designed to make sure that everyone is taken care of, and no one is left behind. 

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Disaster Talks Podcast

Australian National University Australian Child and Adolescent Trauma, Loss and Grief Network (ACATLGN) and UNICEF Australia are collaborating on a podcast titled Disaster Talks, about supporting and building the resilience of school communities in Australia to prepare and respond to a natural disaster. The series will share learnings, best practice and be a valuable resource for educators. It aims to shed light on the unique needs and rights of children in disasters and emergencies, before, during and after. 

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Put your knowledge to the test: Global Malnutrition Crisis Quiz

Around the world, the escalating global food crisis is forcing one additional child to suffer from malnutrition every minute. So, how much do you know about the effects of malnutrition on children?

Let's put your knowledge to the test. The answers may surprise you.