Katherine Covell holds a PhD in Psychology from the University of Toronto. She is a professor emerita and former executive director of the Children's Rights Centre at Cape Breton University. She has acted as a national and international advocate for children, and has published widely on children's rights and child development.
In ratifying the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child in 1991, Canada promised to recognize and respect the rights of children outlined within it. The second edition of The Challenge of Children's Rights for Canada, assesses the extent to which Canada has fulfilled this promise.
Table of Contents
1. The Challenge of Children's Rights
2. The Promise of Children's Rights
3. The Moral and Legal Status of Children
4. The Supreme Court of Canada and the Convention
5. The Rights of Provision
6. The Rights of Protection
7. The Rights of Participation
8. Meeting the Challenge