Whether your parent are going through a divorce, a parent has died or you are in a relationship yourself know your rights. If somebody is abusing these rights, then talk to somebody using our helplines on the right.

  • I have the right to express my feelings, whether positive or negative
  • I have the right to ask for what I want
  • I have the right to be consulted and listened to by adults who are making decisions affecting my life
  • I have the right to expect honesty from others
  • I have the right not to be responsible for other peoples' behaviour, thoughts, feelings and problems
  • I have the right to be angry at someone I love
  • I have the right to be uniquely myself and to follow my own values
  • I have the right to say no to demands I can't meet
  • I have the right to feel scared and admit it
  • I have the right to change my mind or say "I don't know"
  • I have the right to make mistakes and not have to be perfect
  • I have the right to set my own priorities
  • I have the right to say no to anything when I feel I'm not ready, or it goes against my values, or it is unsafe
  • I have the right to make decisions based on my feelings
  • I have the right to be safe and live in a non-abusive environment
  • I have the right to have my own needs and wants respected by others
  • I have the right to be treated with dignity and respect
  • I have the right to my own needs for personal space and time
  • I have the right to change and grow I have the right to be happy