Goals and Objectives
RCYP was developed to increase knowledge of factors that support or hinder the protection of children and youth rights in the Caribbean, Central America, and their diaspora populations in Canada.
This highly collaborative, multi-institutional partnership is producing original and significant knowledge about the instititutional impacts on Caribbean, Central American, and diaspora youth in Canada.
- We are developing a comprehensive understanding of the social, political, economic and social factors that contribute to violence against children and youth in the regions
- Using comparative analyses to examine how various actors and society at large contribute to violence against children and youth.
- Researching the issues of children and youth rights in a more holistic manner that is characteristic of this research field.
- Enhance trainings to ensure a continuation of knowledge and growth through the next generation of child and youth protection workers