Children's subjective well-being in local and international perspectives 2019
An introduction to children’s subjective well-being in international perspective
The publication includes four articles from Estonian authors. The analyses are based on small qualitative studies, official statistics, datasets from the International Survey of Children’s Well-Being, and new data from the study of children’s rights and parenting in Estonia. The aim of the publication is, on the one hand, to show the complexity of understanding children’s subjective well-being and, on the other hand, the need to include indicators based on data collected from children in official statistics. Assessments and considerations based on children’s experiences make a major contribution to understanding the situation of children, sending messages to policy-makers for improving children’s situation as well as fulfilling the obligations arising from the convention.