Even before Greta Thunberg launched her school strike for climate at age 15, youth activists have been key players in public action on the climate crisis. Now they’re breaking new ground in court.Read more
A Dutch children’s rights organisation has awarded its annual prize to 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg and a 14-year-old peace campaigner from Cameroon.
KidsRights has given its International Children’s Peace Prize to Thunberg and peace activist...Read more
Teenage campaigner Greta Thunberg and fellow young activists have filed an official complaint to the UN claiming world leaders’ inaction on the climate crisis has violated children’s rights.
The petitioners, aged from 8 to 17 and...Read more
The head of Amnesty International has made an extraordinary, personal appeal to thousands of schools to let pupils take part in planned global climate strikes.
Kumi Naidoo, Secretary General of the global human rights movement, believes...Read more
The United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child Rights (OHCHR) kicked off its latest session by commending young people for campaigning on environmental issues.
Alexandria Villasenor, the 14-year-old founder of Earth Uprising International, and...Read more