2.13 Self-assessment questions

Question 2.1

Define what is meant by:

  1. The principle of the best interests of the child.
  2. The right to non-discrimination.

Question 2.2

Give three examples of issues to consider in determining the best interests of the child in any particular situation.

Question 2.3

Describe the difference between direct and indirect discrimination.

Question 2.4

List three groups of children who might be discriminated against in your place of work and provide some examples of action that could be taken to address the discrimination

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