Project management

Helpful material for managing projects

Here you can find background information like guidelines and others on how to design projects with a specific focus on child´s rights as well as the child´s rights approach.

Kidsrights Index

The Child Rights Index ranks countries that have ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child according to existing data and assesses whether and to what extent children's rights are respected worldwide.

produced by: KidsRights | Source: | Language: English | Year: since 2019

Getting it Right for Children

A practitioners’ guide to child rights programming

Comprehensive description of Save the Children's Child Rights Programming approach.

produced by: Save the Children | Download | [pdf, 1.4 mb, 160 pages] | Language: English | Year: 2007

Child rights programming handbook

How to Apply Rights-Based Approaches to Programming

The handbook serves as an introduction to child rights-based programmes. It deals with children's participation, child rights-based situation analysis and the application of child rights principles in the development of organisations and projects.

produced by: Save the Children | Download [pdf, 1.65 mb, 72 pages] | Language: English | Year: 2006

Save the Children’s Child Rights Situation Analysis Guidelines

The Situation Analysis presented provides guidelines on how child-rights-based programmes can be planned and describes, among other things, how the assessment of child rights violations can be designed and who the rights holders are in programmes.

produced by: Save the Children | Download [pdf, 4.4 mb, 48 pages] | Language: English | Year: 2013

Children's participation in the analysis, planning and design of programmes. A guide for Save the Children staff

An information guide on how to increase children's participation in development cooperation programmes.

produced by: Save the children | Link to Guide | Language: English | Year: 2013

Programme Accountability Guidance Pack: A Save the Children Resource

The Programme Accountability Guidance Pack brings together practical and tested ‘how-to’ guidance and training materials designed to help development and humanitarian workers put accountability into practice. The pack includes a DVD, with four films developed to improve understanding and facilitate discussions on programme accountability.

produced by: Save the Children | Download [pdf, 2.5 mb, 85 pages] | Language: English | Year: 2013

Other languages: Spanish, French

Mainstreaming Human Rights in Development Policies and Programming: UNDP Experiences

Various case studies are laid out to provide background information about human rights mainstreaming as well as possible ways for implementation of the Human Rights Based Approach.

produced by: United Nations Development Programme | Download [pdf, 3.7 mb, 26 pages] | Language: English | Year: 2015

Other languages: : Arabic, Chinese, Russian, Spanish, French,

Children’s and young people’s rights in development cooperation - Methods and guidelines for practical implementation

The starting point is the international human rights protection framework and the linked United Nations Instruments, particularly the work of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child.The methodology also draws on the experiences gained from a pilot conducted in 2013/14 in Kyrgyzstan, Guatemala and Burkina Faso.

produced by: GIZ | Download [pdf, 3,2mb, 122 Seiten] | Languages: English, Deutsch | Year: 2015

Child Rights Toolkit

The guide, developed by UNICEF and the EU, describes the child rights approach in development cooperation to serve as a guideline for development programmes as well as policy and law-making.

produced by: EU/UNICEF | Link to the Modules  | other languages: French, Spanish  | Year: 2016

A Toolkit for Participatory Evaluation of Practice

[Translate to English:]

Family for Every Child's new Participatory Evaluation Toolkit places the knowledge and experience of local Civil Society Orangisations (CSOs) at its centre. It offers an alternative to traditional evaluation dynamics, by drawing on the strength of local solutions. 


produced by: Family for Every Child | Download [pdf, 4.2 mb, 84 pages] | Language: English | Year: 2023


Materials for designing projects with a focus on children's rights

Materials for training and further education

Provide children and young people with an understanding of human rights in an age-appropriate manner

Standing up for children's rights - materials for public relations work

Promote children's participation in institutions such as kindergartens, schools and projects

Examples and guidelines for child protection concepts in organisations and projects