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A Letter to my Child's Superintendent (with Redactions)

Cairine Gormley
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London, Ontario, ██████
November 22, 2014

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Superintendent of Student Achievement
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Dear ███████, 1,106 more words

Children's Rights

Egypt’s Landmark FGM Trial Ends In ‘Not Guilty’

Published in IPF.

The first court case of female genital mutilation in Egypt has ended in the aquittal of doctor and Islamic preacher Raslan Fadl… 214 more words

Middle East

Pope Francis: Children have a right to a mother and a father.

Not a mother and a mother, or a father and a father…….

“Children have a right to grow up in a family with a father…

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Social Issues

Parent, pedagogue, pastor, politician: Our kids are not all right

The statistics on children’s welfare in New Brunswick are in and they are heartbreaking.

Twenty-eight per cent of kids in this province are fat; 40 per cent get practically no daily exercise at all. 651 more words

Society

The Girl

Did you know today (November 20) is Universal Children’s Day? As declared by the United Nations, as far back as 1954. I was not fully aware of it, I must say; I believe many countries have their own Children’s Days and Jamaica has Child Month, so perhaps the special day gets overlooked. 976 more words

Jamaica

UN Convention on Children's Rights: 25 years on

Written by Naja Bentzen

This month marks the 25th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), the first international treaty to recognise children as human beings with innate rights. 608 more words

PUBLICATIONS

Canadian Children speak aout on the 25th year of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

Today –Nov. 20 — marks 25 years since Canada participated in the proclamation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

A lot has happened since then. 175 more words

Life