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Child Marriage- Guyana Case Study

The Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) defines a child as a person below the age of 18. Therefore, child marriage exists if a person enters into formal marriage or any similar unofficial union before the age of 18. 844 more words

Caribbean

10 Facts About Child Labour in Mining and Quarrying

In 2011, the International Labour Organization (ILO) estimated 53 percent of the world’s then 215 million child labourers performed hazardous work. Work in the mining and quarrying sector is the most hazardous labour children perform. 345 more words

Children's Rights

CHILDREN'S RIGHTS - http://www.childrensrights.org

“WE ARE A NATIONAL ADVOCACY ORGANIZATION THAT USES THE LAW TO PROTECT THOUSANDS OF ABUSED AND NEGLECTED KIDS WHEN CHILD WELFARE SYSTEMS FAIL TO DO SO” 79 more words

CHIDREN'S RIGHTS

April 2016: Two New Books

Children should not be held responsible for reporting their abuse – many will be unable to do so, and feelings of guilt are exacerbated by placing the responsibility for stopping the abuse on their shoulders… 734 more words

Child Protection

The Rights of Juvenile Suspects under International Law

MILENA STERIO

Major human rights treaties, international criminal law documents and other instruments recognize that juvenile suspects need to be treated distinctly within any criminal investigation or prosecution. 3,037 more words

Agora

Day 415: Bring on the High 5's

I did a lot of thinking last night after I researched about kids who like to hug a lot.  There’s a lot of parenting forums that share information about this, and basically it boils down to this: Hugging at this age (17 months) is an imitation of what he sees at home, and how he knows to show affection (his mom and I hug him).  344 more words

Parenting

Our national asylum seekers shame rolls on unabated

Australia’s asylum seekers policies have been notoriously miserable of late – on an international scale.

I have had serious misgivings about our asylum seekers policies for years, and I am of the view our treatment of refugees is… 1,058 more words

Culture