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This profile area studies children’s conditions from a variety of perspectives. It is particularly prominent in the departments of Child and Youth Studies, Social Work, and Special Education, as well as the Centre for the Studies of Children’s Culture, the Stockholm Centre for the Rights of the Child, and Centre for Health Equity Studies, CHESS. This area includes studies of children’s rights and vulnerability. It also focuses on children’s culture in society: literature, music, film, and theatre productions aimed at children, as well as the portrayal of children and young people in various artistic expressions. In addition to internationally prominent research, open seminars are regularly held on a wide range of subjects with participants from government agencies and other stakeholders. The research area has received large grants from national and international financiers.