Children in Zimbabwe interviewed by TV  team.
My Voice for Change Guide
It is time for the children to make their voices heard and tell us what changes they want to see where they live, in their country and even the world.

Begin with a gathering in the school grounds, perhaps with music and performances. If you have invited parents, perhaps also local leaders and media, the students can welcome them and show their messages on placards and posters.

With signs against child marriage and violence against children, and for the right of girls to go to school, equal rights for all children and the fight to combat climate change, children in many schools and countries make their voices heard. They want to see change, so that children’s rights are better respected.

You may have prepared speeches, poems or quotes from Child Rights Heroes and vulnerable children, to read out loud. You can also answer questions from the audience and highlight challenges in your own everyday lives.

A girl in Sweden holds up her sign demanding equality!

Also talk about the changes you want to see for increased respect for children’s rights in your village or town and country. Finally, end the day by walking, dancing or running Round the Globe for Rights and Change.


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