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Questions and Answers on the Application for the "Children Friendly Community Pilot in China"

1. Q: What does a child-friendly community do?


A community is a community of life with a variety of social relationships composed of people living in a certain area.

China is a party to the United Nations Convention on the Rights and Interests of Children. Child-friendly is the recognition of children's rights and respect for children.

The child ’s well-being; paying attention to the child ’s surroundings should be good for the child ’s well-being;

Communication and feedback between children.

A child-friendly community, in short, is an innovative model of child-centered community governance for children aged 0 to 18

Tong creates a safe, healthy, and comprehensive community support system that provides inclusive services. Child-friendly communities should have this

Similar features:

(1) Children can play safely;

(2) Children can walk safely to school;

(3) Children and their families can communicate with and assist other children and adults in the community without obstacles;

(4) Children of different ages and family backgrounds can find solutions to meet their different needs, regardless of

Education, health, children's rights or physical and mental safety;

(5) Communities and schools provide children with many opportunities to participate in community charity activities;

(6) Children have the opportunity to learn about major issues such as community transformation, and actively participate in expressing their suggestions;

(7) Adults in the community understand the concept of child-friendly communities and respect and protect children.

There are already hundreds of child-friendly cities advocated by the United Nations internationally, emphasizing both the rights of children and non-discrimination.

Especially the right to participate in children's rights is an important demand. The situation in China is very special, with policies promoting community governance

Government forces, there are public welfare forces to promote community services, there are industry associations covering community development and social work, there are solutions

Child welfare systems for different issues and business services systems that meet different needs, child-friendly communities and children in China

Sister cities are more systematic and will contribute Chinese wisdom to the realization of international child-friendliness.

After 8 years of practical exploration, the team of experts currently responsible for drafting group standards has identified nine principles as children

A starting point for child-friendly community norms. These nine principles are: child safety (protection against loss, protection against accidents, protection against accidental injuries);

Child-friendly spaces and environmental design (public spaces for free play, venues for outdoor group activities); communities and toddlers

Linkage between gardens and schools; linkup between community and family; linkup between community and social organizations providing public services for children;

Resident units are friendly to community children's clubs; resident enterprises are friendly to employees and their children; children's right to participate in community governance

(The right to know, the right to speak, and the right to suggest); the standards of professional staff for related child welfare services (such as mothers' clubs)

District Attendant).

2.Q: Do I have to meet all the requirements before applying?


The pilot does not need to meet all standard requirements, of course, the greater the number of standards that can be achieved and the higher the quality, the more opportunities there are in the future

Become a national demonstration site. As far as the first batch of pilots are concerned, the enthusiasm for active participation and determination to do practical work are the most important.

If necessary, experience can be gradually accumulated during the pilot construction process.

3. Q: What are the benefits to the community and the street from doing this?


"Child-friendly community construction norms" are national group standards, belong to service standards, have inclusive characteristics, pilot

The unit is a certification honor awarded by a professional team, and it is a respect for children's rights and the concept of child development in the pilot community.

The important manifestation of peace and action is the hard work and work results of the application unit's participation in the construction of child-friendly communities.

Recognition and affirmation is a powerful hand to promote community governance innovation and development.

Child-friendly communities are community-based and child-centric, integrate social resources and help communities and streets build a

Win-win system and ecology, providing expert think tanks in grassroots government reform, community governance innovation, and community public service

Support, so it is a limitless place for grassroots governments, community people, social organizations and business organizations

The potential platform is beneficial to all parties. A professional team with rich practical and theoretical experience will also greatly reduce the cost of trial and error,

In the process of applying for a pilot program, it will also communicate with and learn from pilot units across the country.

Vision, improve professional quality, and bring more benefits to the community.

4. Q: What support can the community get?


First of all, it should be explained that this is not a project application and there is no matching project funding. But the community can

The district pilot has received a rare upgrade, such as the training of local professionals in the community, or the construction of a

This is a model of child-friendly community with local characteristics in the district. This is a process that requires guidance and support from professionals.

Specifically, there are three steps: training, consulting, and certification.

The training section systematically explains the knowledge literacy and practical skills needed to build a child-friendly community.

And understanding of concepts and construction norms, community governance and social work organizations, social organizations and social work institutions,

Children's rights, children's education, planning and design, and policy research all have related content. Training target for community management

Help the community organizations to establish and improve the talent training system.

Counseling and guidance to help pilot units carry out innovative and developmental construction of child-friendly communities, focusing on the history of the community's area

Comprehensive assessment of cultural, urban development, social needs, and specific conditions of the community to provide targeted adjustments

Construction plan.

Certification is an honorary certification given after a professional system evaluation of child-friendly community construction work carried out by pilot units.

Outstanding highlights and features will be commended on child-friendly platforms at home and abroad, and relevant units and organizations from around the country will go to

Visits, studies and exchanges, relevant experiences and results will also have the opportunity to be adopted into the national child-friendly community case library,

It is widely publicized and promoted through publications or annual reports.

5. Q: How is this indicator system established and what is the source of the established standards?


Since 2010, the main team and experts responsible for drafting standards have started community-based child and family inclusion

The social experiment of the service system, from the exploration of the community parent mutual assistance model of 0-3, to the linkage of government and child service professional machines

Structured comprehensive service platform, traveled to many provinces and cities, visited hundreds of communities, and united from the community

Experts and organizations in the fields of construction, children's rights, children's education, planning and design, policy research, etc., which lasted eight years,

From scratch, repeated trial and error, organized frontline executive team and expert group members to study abroad, and extensively absorbed domestic

Relevant external experience, on the basis of solid practice, the drafting of the standard has officially started in 2016, and it was confirmed in 2018.

An application for group standards was established, and the first version of the "Child-Friendly Community Construction Norms" and standards was issued in 2019.

6. Q: What is the main content of the standard? Can it be quickly extracted and interpreted?


The first edition of the "Child-Friendly Community Construction Guidelines" consists of "policy-friendly, space-friendly, service-friendly,

"Industry friendly" is composed of five parts, with a total of more than 5,000 words. It has refined four basic principles and five major rules.

In the model section, the four basic principles are "the child's best interests principle, the principle of inclusive fairness, the child participation principle,

"Building and sharing principles", it is not difficult to understand literally, the five major sections are "system construction, space construction, service provision,

"Cultural construction, personnel requirements and management", a total of 19 normative requirements including 77 detailed rules.

7. Q: What if a social organization wants to apply but does not have government support?


Pilot applications must be led by the government, such as street support or district or city government support. Although local governments at all levels

There is no objection to the concept of a friendly community in principle, but the specific situation is complicated due to the differences in development in different regions.

Diversity. The priorities of governments at all levels are different. Children's cause is only one of the priorities of the government.

Therefore, if the government does not have the energy and ability to promote for the time being, motivated social organizations can first participate in understanding

In other pilot constructions, those who have the ability to work in the country can even participate in pilots with mature conditions

Construction, accumulate experience and lay the foundation for future work.

8. Q: What conditions do I need to meet to apply for a child-friendly community?


Please pay attention to and read the relevant content of the tweets from the pilot community in the "China Child Friendly Community Public Account".

Ask for information and prepare relevant materials, as long as the information is true and valid, complete the above before the deadline of September 15

Job content, that is, eligible to apply for a child-friendly community.

After receiving the information from the reporting unit and verifying the completeness of the information, the pilot application office will conduct a systematic evaluation by experts to become

The units in the pilot community will be publicized on the official website.

9. Q: Is there any model in Article 19 "Attitudes and Opinions of the Streets (Townships) Where You Are" in the application form?


The e-signature function is not provided in the online declaration, and the government endorsement can be presented in the official document with the official seal. Streets (towns)

It is a grass-roots government agency. In principle, it will reply to the official document to provide attitudes and opinions, and affix the official seal.

The required format of the local authority is written. Clearly state the opinions of the management department where the reporting unit is located.

10. Q: Must be applied by the street or community?


Only subdistricts, townships and above administrative departments such as district and municipal governments are eligible to apply.

Social organizations or social work organizations can promote applications from qualified units in their localities.

11. Q: Is there any redhead document issued by the government?


At present, child-friendly communities are group standards. Only industry associations' red-headed documents launch initiatives to promote child-friendly in the future

Communities become national standards and policies are the direction we all work towards.

12. Q: The community is working on child service related projects. Can I register?


As long as it supports the concept of child-friendly community construction, units that have the qualification to apply can apply. The registration process is as follows

Please fill in the relevant information. Successful submission will be deemed as registration.

13. Q: Can the application form be downloaded?


The Action Plan for the Construction of China's Child-Friendly Community Pilot Projects and the Survey Form for China's Child-Friendly Community Pilot Projects

Download from the official website, fill in and submit the basic information online.

14. Q: How much does the community need to invest?


There is no standard requirement for investment. The purpose of the standard is mainly to help motivated communities and streets to establish a set

The complete child-friendly community system, creating a national model, has become the leader of the community's old and small people's livelihood,

Support and service system for all children and families of the same age.