2.1 Introduction

This session will introduce you to advocacy. It will explore how the work you do with individual children can be strengthened if you are able to advocate for changes that improve the situation of children. The session will provide you with an understanding of what advocacy is and why it is important for you as a health worker. It will also explore how you can get involved in advocating for children’s rights to bring about changes in their lives. This will include how you can support children themselves to be involved in advocacy for their own rights.

2 Advocating for children’s rights

2.2 Learning outcomes