This report details children and young people's responses to a global survey for the Day of General Discussion 2021 on Children's Rights and Alternative Care. A total of 1,188 children and young people aged between 5-25-years old took part in the survey to share their views, experiences and ideas. This report will help inform the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child Day of General Discussion on 16-17 September.

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"Even if children in care don’t talk about their backgrounds, the adults still have a responsibility to help them maintain their identity.” - Young woman, 18-25 New Zealand