An illustrated young person and an adult sitting on a couch with game controllers in their hands. The background has colorful surfaces.

Children and adolescents to get their own child welfare handbook

Thirty measures have been drawn up based on the National Child Strategy to promote the realisation of the rights of …

The experience of inclusion in a busy school environment

  It was a dark morning in November, the same as usual. The car windows were covered with frost and …

An illustrated toddler builds a tower with blocks. There are colored shapes in the background.

The implementation of the National Child Strategy demands change 

Finland’s first ever National Child Strategy has been completed and published. And this is where the real work begins. The …

An illustrated child draws a circle with a pencil. The background has colored surfaces.

Will the National Child Strategy change our society?

Finland has adopted a National Child Strategy with the aim of creating a society that complies with the rights of the child …

Pisamanaamainen, iloinen nuori tyttö seisoo puoliksi pinkin ja puoliksi vihreän seinän edessä.

Pilot for the National Child Strategy includes children and young people in bill drafting

Opportunities to participate and have a say improve a person’s sense of wellbeing. The foundations for the right to inclusion …

Kuvassa vaaleisiin vaatteisiin puettu lapsi juoksee kävelypolulla. Taustalla erottuu vihreää nurmea ja puu.

Inclusion starts with everyday encounters

How often do we remember to listen to children in everyday life, to take their opinions into account and to …