The Right 2 Childhood

Sydney Event - Friday 19 October, 2012  9am – 5pm

You are invited to a Generation Next Event - The Right 2 Childhood.

From Generation Next's website:


About this Event

The erosion of childhood is becoming a social and cultural trend of great concern to child development experts as well as the broader community. Commercialisation, sexualisation, body image dissatisfaction and over exposure to violent imagery are some of the key factors. A growing body of scientific evidence and expert opinion has transformed the debate about this trend into an important issue with major implications for mental health, public health, education and policy. We look forward to meeting you at this unique event.

Dr Ramesh Manocha, Convenor and Chairman

Aims of this event

The aim of this event is to provide up-to-date and authoritative information from leading experts, share initiatives and strategies to facilitate understanding and awareness and empower participants with practical skills to address this crucial social issue.

Who should attend?

The information in this seminar is essential knowledge for Teachers, counsellors, welfare workers, health professionals, parents and all those who work with young people,  Policy makers, academics and representatives from the advertising, media and marketing industries and all those whose professional activities might impact on the mindset and behaviour of young people.

Register now!

Register your attendance at Generation Next's website. Click here to Register.

Collective Shout's Melinda Tankard Reist and Collett Smart will be speaking at the conference and a number of us from the Collective Shout team will also be attending. Please come and say hello, it would be great to meet you.

The program includes a great line up of speakers on a variety of different topics relating to children and young people. Click here to see the Program and the complete list of speakers.

See you there!

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