Children must be empowered to make informed choices and participate in processes concerning them along their migration or asylum journey. States should inform children of their rights under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child 1989.1 Information should be given in a manner that is adapted to the age and maturity of the child, in a language which they can understand and which is gender and culture sensitive.2 3. But what do children affected by migration think about the information they receive? Are states inform‑ ing children affected by migration in a child‑friendly manner about their rights and the procedures affecting them?
Methodology of the workshops
Children's views about the information they received
Children's views about the information they would have liked to receive
Children's views about the means of communication
Summary of child participation workshops