D4CR Association

Designing for Children's Rights

integrating children’s rights into design & business


Designing for Children’s Rights is a global non-profit association, supporting the Designing for Children’s Rights Guide that integrates the U.N. rights of the child in design, business and development of products and services around the world.

* United Nations defines a child as every human being below 18 years of age

Location: the world is our oyster
Email: contact@d4cr.org


We work to create awareness about the importance of keeping children’s rights in mind when building products and services. All products, content, services and spaces are under this umbrella. We work to develop the Designing for Children’s Rights Guide, which instead of pointing out what is wrong, guides how to do things right.

Launch of D4CR Podcast and the first episode!!!

🎉 👏 📣 WE HAVE A PODCAST 📣👏🎉 Thrilled to introduce our new podcast, ‘Designing for Children’s Best,’ which was born to bring in one place great discussions that are happening in #D4CR global community, as well as help each other design better for...

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D4CR Design Principles 2.0

We are now done with a major update to the Designing For Childrens’ Rights Guide (D4CR)! A true version 2.0 You can find it on the D4CR website or as a PDF to put on a wall during a workshop or just in the office if you find it inspiring. When we design for children,...

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“The resulting Design Guide consists of a set of key principles written from the perspective of children as consumers to designers of products for them. The principles ask designers to consider different needs and scenarios from the perspective of a child user.”
– UNICEF Office of Research