Today the international community celebrates Universal Children’s Day. The 20th of November also marks the anniversary of the date when the UN General Assembly adopted both the Declaration and the Convention on the rights of the child.
On this special day, Eurocarers would like to draw the attention of relevant policy-makers and stakeholderson the need to promote and respect the rights of a particularly vulnerable and yet largely invisible category of children: young carers.
The Press Release is avaiable here.
To know more about the measures to support young carers, as well as on the economic interest of States in doing so, please refer to the Eurocarers Policy paper on young carers.