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Seeing the Humanity in the Inner Child by Jameelah X. Medina

Article 6

1. States Parties recognize that every child has the inherent right to life.
2. States Parties shall ensure to the maximum extent possible the survival and development of the child.

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The myth of inclusive education in Botswana

Author: Tejan Deen
Barrister, Republic of Sierra Leone; LLM Candidate at the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, South Africa

It is now eighteen years since the National Policy on the Care for Persons with Disabilities was adopted in Botswana and to date people with disabilities have only this policy that speaks to their issues. 850 more words

Human Rights

Wastong pagpapatala sa local civil registration, ikinakampanya ng PSA, LGUs


BOAC, Marinduque, Agosto 6 (PIA): Magkatuwang ang mga opisyal ng Philippine Statistics Authority-Marinduque at ang mga opisyales ng mga lokal na pamahalaan para maipabatid ang kahalagahan ng wastong pagpapatala. 371 more words


Local Prohibition

This is an opinion on the proposed Anti-Truancy Ordinance of the Cebu Provincial Board, a local measure that seeks to punish minors who loiter in Internet cafes, billiard halls, movie houses and malls during class hours and would also fine business establishments where the students loiter. 1,013 more words

CHICAGO, USA: Christian Peacemaker Teams to mourn Operation Brothers Keeper/Protective Edge deaths at Israeli Consulate

On 18 July 2014, members of Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT), friends and supporters will gather at the Israeli Consulate in downtown Chicago to mourn collectively and individually the deaths of Palestinians killed by Israeli forces in Operation Brother’s Keeper and Operation Protective Edge.  387 more words

Human Rights

UN Committee on the Rights of the Child Publishes List of Issues for Jamaica

Rodje Malcolm

Much of the child-protection framework in Jamaica exists as a result of the country’s obligations under the Convention on the Rights of the Child. 2,503 more words