Opinions and Levels of Awareness among the Cypriot Society Regarding Children's Rights

Panayiotis Angelides, Elena Papanastasiou, Christina Hajisoteriou
2018 Canadian Journal of Children s Rights / Revue canadienne des droits des enfants  
The aim of this paper is to thoroughly examine the following issues: a) attitudes and awareness levels of the Cypriot society in regard to the contents of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child; and b) the views of this society regarding (the extent of) the protection of these rights by the State. Research data have been collected from three populations in Cyprus: (a) elementary students aged 9-13 years old; (b) high school students, and (c) university students and adults aged 18 years
more » ... ts aged 18 years and older. The whole sample consisted of 1435 Cypriots who participated in the survey through telephone interviews and questionnaires, as well as 18 individuals (adults) that participated through focus groups and personal interviews. The results show some of the most serious problems of the Cyprus society regarding the rights of children.
doi:10.22215/cjcr.v5i1.1227 fatcat:ru23c7qavvcf5go7sd2p56whle