Roots & Shoots Turkey

OUR CODE OF BEHAVIOUR

Roots & Shoots Turkey

OUR CODE OF BEHAVIOUR

WE CARE ABOUT THESE

R&STR designs and carries out all of its work by being nature friendly, paying regard to equality, human rights, children’s rights, animal rights, and non-violence principles.
We have drafted this document to share the behaviours that we will always try to do and avoid in our works as R&S
TR.
We care that everyone who wants to make a change in the world with R&S
TR follow these rules.

WE CARE ABOUT THESE

R&STR designs and carries out all of its work by being nature friendly, paying regard to equality, human rights, children’s rights, animal rights, and non-violence principles.
We have drafted this document to share the behaviours that we will always try to do and avoid in our works as R&S
TR.
We care that everyone who wants to make a change in the world with R&S
TR follow these rules.

Roots & Shoots members always;

  • Behave in a way that fits the horizons and missions of R&STR.
  • Read, comprehend and apply R&STR’s Ethical Principles and Code of Behaviour.
  • Make a space for everyone to participate with their diversity, treat children and community members respectfully and equally.
  • Respect everyone’s privacy, personal space and limits.
  • Publish R&STR’s works in different languages, for different needs (such as disability, age).
  • Endeavour to ensure that children are always safe within the institution.
  • Adopt positive, peaceful, inclusive attitudes and behave in a way that there is no domination while working.
  • Recognize the uniqueness of every child. They trust the potential of children.
  • Try to create a safe physical and emotional space for children to express themselves in all of its works.
  • Support children to be aware of their rights and to be empowered.
  • Create feedback channels during its activities where children can express and convey their concerns, and behaviours that disturb them, and informs children about these channels.
  • Respect everyone’s privacy rights, conduct activities in accordance with the Law on Protection of Personal Information. 

Roots & Shoots members always;

  • Behave in a way that fits the horizons and missions of R&STR.
  • Read, comprehend and apply R&STR’s Ethical Principles and Code of Behaviour.
  • Make a space for everyone to participate with their diversity, treat children and community members respectfully and equally.
  • Respect everyone’s privacy, personal space and limits.
  • Publish R&STR’s works in different languages, for different needs (such as disability, age).
  • Endeavour to ensure that children are always safe within the institution.
  • Adopt positive, peaceful, inclusive attitudes and behave in a way that there is no domination while working.
  • Recognize the uniqueness of every child. They trust the potential of children.
  • Try to create a safe physical and emotional space for children to express themselves in all of its works.
  • Support children to be aware of their rights and to be empowered.
  • Create feedback channels during its activities where children can express and convey their concerns, and behaviours that disturb them, and informs children about these channels.
  • Respect everyone’s privacy rights, conduct activities in accordance with the Law on Protection of Personal Information. 

Roots & Shoots members never;

  • Show children as victims (weak, helpless, hopeless).
  • Look down on children and behave like that.
  • Engage in any physical or emotional behaviour that may harm the children.
  • Recognize and protect children’s physical rights. They don’t touch them in a way that can make them feel uncomfortable and insecure.
  • Force the children into something that they don’t want to do.
  • Don’t do what a child can and wants to do on behalf of him/herself.
  • Do not take pictures of children without their knowledge. They do not share and use their photographs, writings or drawings without permission of children.

Roots & Shoots members never;

  • Show children as victims (weak, helpless, hopeless).

  • Look down on children and behave like that.
  • Engage in any physical or emotional behaviour that may harm the children.
  • Recognize and protect children’s physical rights. They don’t touch them in a way that can make them feel uncomfortable and insecure.
  • Force the children into something that they don’t want to do.
  • Don’t do what a child can and wants to do on behalf of him/herself.
  • Do not take pictures of children without their knowledge. They do not share and use their photographs, writings or drawings without permission of children.

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