Rights, Responsibilities and Respect
The Convention on the Rights of the Child. A guide for children and adolescents to learn about your rights and responsibilities.
UN Convention on the Rights of the Child in child friendly language
Children rights listed in the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Most countries have agreed to these rights which are connected to each other, and all are equally important. Sometimes, we have to think about rights and what is the best for children in a situation, critical to life and protection from harm. As you grow, you have more responsibility to make choices your rights.
The Situation Analysis of Blind & Visually Impaired Children
This Situation Analysis determines the situation of blind and visually impaired children in Belize, focussing on children in schools. It identifies and documents model practices in inclusive education, and highlights mechanisms and strategies that have proven effective, areas of concern and constraints in successfully mainstreaming children who are blind and visually impaired.
The Situation Analysis of Children with Disabilities
This SITAN develops a deeper understanding of the situation of girls and boys (ages 0-18) with disabilities and it provides recommendations for the development of specific strategies for future interventions mainstreaming children with disabilities.
Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey Findings: Brochure 2012
Key indicators that are used to assess the situation of children and women in health, education, child protection and HIV/AIDS. It is also utilized to monitor progress towards goals and global commitments aimed at promoting the welfare of children.
Adolescent Girls Coverage Study 2012
The Adolescent Girls Coverage Study is a powerful advocacy tool that allows program planners, policy-makers and decision-makers from a wide range of institutions to critically assess the gaps in programmes and services for girls and reconsider the manner in which resources targeting vulnerable groups are allocated.
Belize Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey Final Report 2012
The Belize Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS 4) 2011 conducted is part of the UNICEF- GOB Programme of Cooperation to monitor the progress of boys and girls development in Belize. It provides statistically sound and internationally comparable estimates of indicators in areas of health, education, child protection (including disabilities), water and sanitation and HIV and AIDS.
National Assessment of WASH in Schools-Belize
Data from the 2009 assessment of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in Belizean schools are analyzed and presented with regard to the state of WASH facilities, practices and education results from the 2011 evaluation of the “WASH Project” in Southern Belize. The principal challenges for WASH in Belizean schools and elements of effective school WASH administration are also presented.
WASH in Schools Monitoring Package
This package consists of a teacher’s guide and tool set for the monitoring of WASH in Schools by students, including observation checklists, survey questions and special monitoring exercises.The modules are designed to gather key data on all components of WASH such as water, sanitation and handwashing facilities; hygiene knowledge and practices; waste disposal and operation systems.
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Schoolchildren in Emergencies: A Guidebook For Teachers
The guidebook provides the information needed to ensure that every child knows about water, sanitation and hygiene. It provides guidance on safe WASH behaviours that help children, families and teachers stay healthy and avoid lifethreatening diseases. The activities can be adapted based on the country's needs.
Facts For Life
Facts for Life has been developed as a vital resource for those who need it most. It delivers essential information on how to prevent child and maternal deaths, diseases, injuries and violence.
Research Report Series Communication for Development Study: A Culture of Rights
This Communication for Development Study centered on carrying out a study on the knowledge, attitudes, and practices (KAP) specific to Children’s Rights that will inform the Communication for Development (C4D) Strategy and that will cut across program sectors in Belize. It aimed at identifying gaps that act as barriers to the full realization of Children’s Rights.
The World Fit for Children
A document that contains the Convention on the Rights of the Child; Optional Protocols, MDG Goals, A World Fit for Us, A World Fit for Children 202 and a World Fit for Children Plus 5.
Samuel Haynes Institute of Excellence: Child-Friendly Space
The Samuel Haynes School of Excellence is an institution where continuous improvements in the academic achievements of its students and the increased participation from community members is common. It serves as one of the few places in Belize City where children can have a safe space to study and to play, the organisation is promoting positive community change and ownership.
Aguacate RC School: Intercultural Bilingual Education (IBE) at Primary Level
Aguacate Roman Catholic Primary School is a promising practice in education for use in communities where student learning benefits from bilingual education based on IBE concepts. For more than four years, students in Aguacate have continuously improved their educational performance as a result of intercultural bilingual education.
Julian Cho Technical High School:Holistic/inclusive Secondary Education
Julian Cho High School is a promising practice in education that works with communities where student learning can benefit from a holistic approach that integrates sports, arts, music, theatre, culture, and remedial education into its curriculum.
Tumul Kin: IBE for Secondary Education
Tumul Kin School of Learning is a great educational model where students are exposed to a well-rounded curriculum which incorporates their language and culture, they benefit from a richer and more holistic experience. It has a strong focus on youth leadership and participation combined with youth participation in the governance of the school.
Situation Analysis of Women and Children in Belize 2011: An Ecological Review
The report focuses on the situation of women and children in Belize. It acknowledges that notable successes have been made to improve the lives of children and women in Belize. However, unequal access, coverage and quality of social/health services.