Overview: Article 2 of the The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child says: “The Convention applies to every child without discrimination, whatever their ethnicity, sex, religion, language, abilities or any other status, whatever they think or say, whatever their family background.” In this Kidversation we meet Jayla who is an American singer and rapper. She uses her songs to speak out against racism. Watch the video together, pausing at key points to discuss the different parts of the video and issues it is exploring.
Curriculum areas: PSHE/Citizenship/Visual literacy
-To develop understanding of one article of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.
-To develop this understanding by finding out about the life experiences of another child.
-To consider what can be done to ensure all children have this right.
Age range: Year 5 – Year 9 (Upper KS2 – KS3)
Key words: Rights, United Nations Convention, Government, discrimination, racism, protests
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