Spatializing Children's Rights: A Comparison Of Two Case Studies From Urban India

This article presents a child rights-based, participatory and intergenerational assessment and planning methodology that empowers communities to collect, analyze, and act upon data summarizing the opinions and experiences of children, adolescents and parents to influence local development processes at different scales of change.The article critically reflects upon two case studies of this methodology as adapted in India by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) working withing the informal settlements of Mumbai City, and by Shaishav, a child-rights based organisation in Bhavnagar City. The unique methodology explicitly addresses the spatial and physical dimensions of children's rights and enables the collection of comparable, scalable data.

Pamela Wridt, Sruthi Atmakur-Javdekar, & Roger Hart. (2015). Spatializing Children's Rights: A Comparison of Two Case Studies from Urban India. Children, Youth and Environments, 25(2), 33–85.


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