Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2019/2020
Canadian Excellence

HR320/YC320
Children’s Rights
0.5 Credit

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 3

This course explores the theory and practice of children's rights in North America, other world regions, and international law (especially the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child). Topics will include: the concept of childhood, the evolution of children's rights, and contemporary issues, such as child labour, prostitution and sex trafficking, slavery, juvenile justice and child soldiers. (Cross-listed as YC320.)

Additional Course Information
Prerequisites
Registration status: Year 3 or Year 4, or permission of the instructor.
Exclusions
CO320, YC320.