The A to Z of Child Rights Jargon

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Summary: Promoting the use of clear language among child rights advocates.

Are you 'engineering visionary architecture for children's rights' or 'engaged in cross-media mindsharing'?

If you, like us, have no idea what this means, and often find yourself baffled by the impenetrable expressions of NGO speak, then check out CRIN's jargon dictionary below.

Send your favourite jargon to info@crin.org    

A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - M -N - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - X - Y - Z
 

A

Authoritative data (also see entry on "Data")

B

Best Practice

Boy child

Buzz words
 

C

Children rights

Clichés

Complementarity

Cross-fertilisation

 

D

Data

Drill down

 

E

Evidence-based data (also see entry on "Data")

Engage

Enhance

 

F

Framework

 

G

Girl child

 

H

Harmonise

Heavy lifting

 

I

Implement

Intersex(uality)

 

J

 

K

 

L

Leverage

 

M

Mainstreaming

Matrix

Modalities

 

N

 

O

Operationalise

 

P

 

Q

 

R

 

S

Scaffolding

Stakeholder

Stocktaking

Synergy

 

T

Technical support

 

U

 

V

 

W

 

X

 

Y

 

Z

 

Countries

    Please note that these reports are hosted by CRIN as a resource for Child Rights campaigners, researchers and other interested parties. Unless otherwise stated, they are not the work of CRIN and their inclusion in our database does not necessarily signify endorsement or agreement with their content by CRIN.