How business affects us: Children and young people share their perspectives on how business impacts their lives and communities

This document summarizes inputs received from over 400 young people aged 7-17 in nine countries : Brazil, Argentina, Philippines, Zambia, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Senegal, Paraguay and Peru. These young people participated in consultations to discuss the Children’s Rights and Business Principles Initiative. They explored: what is business; how does business affect our lives and rights; what role does business have to protect our rights; and more. They also reviewed a draft of the Children’s Rights and Business Principles and gave their detailed recommendations.

Published 2012-03-12

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