Lesson 12: Being a child in Sweden

In this lesson we will:

  • Developing knowledge of children’s rights based on articles of the Convention on the Rights of the Child
  • Reflecting on how children are at risk of being caught between home and school/society.



Reading/ viewing/ listening

Look through the information via the links. Then answer the study questions (use forms or email):

  1. Why do children need Rights?
  2. What Rights do children have and how important is the United Nations Child Convention to these Rights
  3. How can parents and adults and the Swedish state support these Rights?
  4. What are the conflicts between parents´ and children´s Rights?

Further detailed Reading(optional):

Two films included in lesson: