Protection

June 30,2016
Harm Reduction: Children and Drug Use

Today, the 'war on drugs' has become an acceptable part of global political rhetoric, and often warrants special mention on election manifestos for parties from across

June 30,2016
Form of Violence against Children: Death Penalty for Juveniles

Imposing the death penalty on people under the age of 18 is forbidden by international law. Article 37 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child says States Parties

June 30,2016
Violence Agaisnt Children: Hazardous child labour

Hazardous child labour is defined by Article 3 (d) of the 1999 International Labour Organisation (ILO) Convention concerning the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Chil

June 30,2016
What is Extra-judicial executions of children?

The Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions explains that the term “extra-judicial executions is used to refer to executions other than th

June 30,2016
Gangs: an important factor in violence among and against children

According to the UN Study on Violence Against Children, “gangs are an important factor in violence among and against children in many parts of the world.” 

June 30,2016
The General Principles of the Convention on the Rights of the Child

All rights in the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) are linked and must be considered as a whole.

June 30,2016
Violence Against Children: Honour Killings

Honour killings describe the murder of a female family member because she is believed to have brought shame on the family.

June 30,2016
Violence Against Children: Harmful Traditional Practices

Although there is sometimes disagreement as to what the term covers, the UN Study on Violence Against Children (2006) lists harmful traditional practices(HTPs) as foll

June 28,2016
Infanticide: What can be done about it?

Many societies have practised infanticide, which refers to the death of children under 12 months old, including the Greeks, Chinese, Japanese, Inuit, and those living

June 28,2016
What does 'implementation' mean in terms of the Convention on the Rights of the Child?

For children's rights to have meaning, it is not enough for States to accept - or ratify - the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC).

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