Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2012/2013
Canadian Excellence

Childrenís Rights
0.5 Credit

This course explores the theory and practice of childrenís 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 childrenís rights, and contemporary issues, such as child labour, prostitution and sex trafficking, slavery, juvenile justice and child soldiers. (Cross-listed as CO320.)

Additional Course Information
HR100 or CT260/HR260 and registration status: Year 3 or Year 4.

Senate/Editorial Changes

Senate Revision May 23, 2012: HR320/CO320 Prerequisite change; effective September 1, 2012.