Know Your Rights

Notes: 
  • This activity is geared toward a younger age group and will be more relevant for girls under the age of 16.
  • You may want to conduct this activity in tandem with the activity on Wants and Needs.
Materials: 
  • Copy of 'Know Your Rights' Poster
Time Required: 
45 Minutes
Objective: 
  • To demonstrate the rights enshrined in the United Nations Convention on Rights of a Child.
Instructions: 
  1. Explain to the girls that they have rights that national and international governments have given them.
  2. Read through the rights on the Handout 27 – ask the girls what they think each one means.
     
Discussion Questions: 
  • Did you know you had these rights? Does this change the way you think about yourself?
  • What responsibilities do you have now that you know about these rights?