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The Norwegian Tragedy. Broken Families and Lost Children

I saw a video today that made my hair stand on end. It was about the Norwegian child protection agency, the Barnevernet.
The video, about twenty five minutes long, tells the story of how several parents were deprived of their children for ‘reasons’ like a childhood in a foster home or a slap on the wrist or putting your hand on your child’s shoulder to make them stop and listen, or a false accusation of sexual harassment from a parent that the police and the doctors and the other parent say didn’t exist. 150 more words

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Children: Our Most Passionate Children's Rights Campaigners

Attitudes towards children have undoubtedly moved on significantly in the last century. From objects of concern who were seen as the property of their parents, to subjects and beings in their own right, our children’s place in society continues to develop. 787 more words

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Children's Rights Workshop at St Paul's Catholic Primary

St Paul’s Catholic Primary Interfaith Week in Paulsgrove continued apace with a special Year 5 and Year 6 workshop exploring children’s rights. Education Volunteers, Patrick and Isobel Flynn, told us: 236 more words


Update: European Court to consider right to education

During the course of today, 20 October 2016, the European Court of Human Rights will receive submissions drafted by the Legal Resources Centre, acting as an intervening third party… 323 more words

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Stranger danger! Little girl pulls away from Trump when he tries to kiss her on the lips at a rally

Donald Trump held up a little girl at his campaign rally in Wisconsin and before setting her down he awkwardly tried to kiss her on the lips. 58 more words


Ending Marginalization and Exclusion

By René Wadlow

October 17 was set by the United Nations (UN) General Assembly in Resolution 47/196 as the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. 637 more words

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Child Labour

A weekend job for extra pocket money might be fun – but what about working in a dangerous factory, heaving rocks for hours without resting, or digging in stinking rubbish for scraps to sell? 197 more words