'Was Not Heard' is a film created by young people about youth voice and the importance of listening and creating safe environments of communication.
Outlining Article 12 of the UN Convention of the Rights of the Child, "I have the right to be listened to, and taken seriously" the film is an document designed to educate and illuminate those working with young people.
The film was devised from research taken from five groups of young people across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. It was written by 17 year-old writer Yasmin Allen and the narration and performances were provided by twelve young actors aged between six and seventeen.
The film has been funded and supported by the Safeguarding Children Partnership (Board)s of Leicester and Leicestershire & Rutland (LLR), National Youth Agency, and also, secured through the Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), NHS England.