Article 12 of the UNCRC states that Children have a right to say what they think should happen, when adults are making decisions that affect them, and to have their opinions taken into account.
Check out this Website about Children's Rights from Article 39 – Fighting for children's rights in institutional settings
Check out this video from Sophie our Wakefield Deputy Member of Youth Parliament talking about some training she has completed about Children's Rights. If you were the Prime Minister what would you change?
All the rights listed here are in laws and rules about how Wakefield Council should care for you. They are all things you are entitled to.
The Children's Commissioner for England promotes and protects children's rights in England. She does this by listening to what children and young people say about what matters to them and making sure adults in charge take their views and interests into account.
For advice and help for children in care or living away from home, visit www.childrenscommissioner.gov.uk/help-at-hand/ or call 0800 528 0731