1. Article 12 and child participation 2. The nature and scope of Article 12 of the CRC 3. Implementing Article 12 in practice 4. Child participation in family decision-making 5. The voice of the child in family law proceedings 6. Listening to children in school 7. Listening to children in conflict with the law 8. Children's voices in public decision-making 9. National human rights institutions and Article 12 CRC 10. Interpretational enforcement of the CRC : monitoring the implementation of Article 12 11. Conclusion.