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Consultations on the Children's Rights and Business Principles Initiative: Feedback from children and youth ages 7-17

Author: UNICEF, Save the Children, UN Global Compact, Published on: 4 October 2011

From June-August 2011, over 400 young people ages 7-17, participated in consultations to discuss the Children's Rights and Business Principles Initiative. They explored: what is business; how does business affect our lives and rights; what role does business have to protect our rights; and more. They also reviewed the "draft Principles" [DOC] and gave their detailed recommendations. Save the Children, Plan International, UNICEF and many partner organizations supported the participation of children in nine countries: Brazil, Argentina, Philippines, Zambia, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Senegal, Paraguay and Peru. (Scroll down for links to the report from each country).

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