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Merkt euch das!

Heute, am 20. September, wird der internationale Weltkindertag gefeiert. An vielen OrtenĀ finden deshalb Kinderfeste statt – auch das Kinder- und Jugendparlament Castrop-Rauxel, das mich bereits seit 12 Jahren begleitet, hat eines veranstaltet. 30 more words


Holistic Approach to Child Protection

I am listening to a guest lecturer in my Child Protection class — she is explaining the constitutional framework for parental rights in the U.S., with an emphasis on what it takes to overcome the burden of strict scrutiny and take away a parent’s custody of his/her children. 381 more words

Holistic Thinking In Law & Policy

It's Not "Discipline," It's Child Abuse.

I’ve been meaning to write about the Adrian Peterson story for days now but I haven’t organized my thoughts to the extent that I would like to have before writing. 624 more words

Queuing at Qalandia

Early this morning I went up to Ramallah for a meeting with staff at Defence for Children International. I had to be in Jerusalem immediately afterwards, which meant crossing Qalandia. 1,356 more words

Peace And Justice

Child Interrupted

One of the daily reports from Human Rights Watch really caught my eye today regarding children with special needs. I know I’ve been missing in action, primarily due to too much going on in the evenings and too many meetings during the day. 506 more words

Human Rights

A Photo Essay: Street Children - The Achievements where Little is More than Nothing.

This post will be regularly updated to collect the happy moments that the children enjoy as a result of all your incredibly responses to this blog – thank you for being the alternative world, a world we’ve created to work parallel to the one that subjects these children to daily oppression and violence. 2,148 more words

Human Rights