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Child friendly Leeds

We’re working to bring everyone together to make Leeds a child friendly city – a place where children are valued, supported, enjoy growing up, and look forward to a bright future.

Find out about what's going on and how you or your organisation can get involved at www.leeds.gov.uk/childfriendlyleeds
You'll find news, blogs and information on how to get started and play your part, for families, businesses, charitable organisations and young people.

What is a child friendly city?

​A child friendly city is a place where children and young people are welcomed, encouraged, celebrated and are equal citizens based on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (adopted by the UN in 1989) sets out internationally agreed minimum standards. The convention contains 54 articles which cover the main areas of children’s lives. The UK signed in 1991, and they apply to every child under 18 without exception.

Pledge your support

​Pledge your support using our online form.


Using the Child friendly Leeds logo

The child friendly Leeds logo does not constitute a charter mark or endorsement by the Council and is intended to demonstrate that an organisation has made a pledge to show support of making Leeds a child friendly city. To get copies of the logo for publication please email childfriendlyleeds@leeds.gov.uk

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