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Children’s Charter

This charter was developed by over 700 children in Squamish in 2016.

Charter of Rights

  1. I have the right to a family and friends.
  2. I have the right to survive. I have the right to a warm home, to food, to clothing and to sleep.
  3. I have the right to a clean environment, including fresh air and fresh water.
  4. I have the right to peace, to be free and to live in a safe world.
  5. I have the right to choice, to my own beliefs and be happy and to love who I want and to be loved.
  6. I have the right to play, to exercise and to recreation. I have the right to nature, to be outside, to explore, to imagine and to create.
  7. I have the right to be who I want and to be respected for it. I have the right to express myself, to have a voice, to speak out and to be included.
  8. I have the right to safety and to feel safe, to trust someone and the right to privacy.
  9. I have the right to an education.
  10. I have the right to health care.
  11. I have the right to have equal rights and to know that I have rights.

 

Children's Charter