2000 word essay excluding references based on the following question.
Critically analyse how children’s rights towards self-determination and autonomy are exploited and empowered by society and adults’.
Devise a case study capturing when child’s rights were not met. Identify those violations relating to UNCRC (1989) and main themes underpinning ‘why’ specific rights were not met. For instance, ‘how’ society and adult power impact upon self-determination and autonomy? Are related Articles conflicting or agreeing? Argue if a discourse between the child as a participant or object with regards to accessing their rights exists.
Contextualise the case study and essay focus. Has there been a shift regarding children’s rights towards self-determination? When? Why? When did a shift became evident? Identify and critically explore a specific shift. Is there a direct link to historical, economic, educational, social, religious, gender or cultural agenda or change at a local, national or global level? Why? Besides the children, which underlying agenda or system may have got an advantage from change?