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(Part II) Converging law, equivocation and delimits on the supposed inviolability of spaces of learning

As opined in the first part of this posting, an international humanitarian obligation to respect and ensure respect for the civilian character of spaces of learning may be inferred from existing treaty and customary law. 819 more words

International Human Rights Law

Enhancing the Role of Health Professionals for Adolescent Sexual Health and Rights in Africa

Congratulations to Godfrey Kangaude, LL.M. (UFS), LL.M. (UCLA), Executive Director of the Malawi Law Society and Co-Director of Nyale Institute for Sexual and Reproductive Health Governance, whose recently published article is now available online: 209 more words


Investing in children is the best investment we can make

Today, 20 November, marks Universal Children’s Day, observed around the world to bring attention to the many issues still facing children all over the world, but also to celebrate the immense potential and power that lies within them. 512 more words


Virtual Demons: Cyber Sexual Exploitations of Filipino Children

by Ani Poghosyan / Boghossian 


In recent years, with the rise and the increasing usage of the Internet, even in the poorest countries of the world and its accumulating effect worldwide, children from vulnerable, low-income countries and various fragile situations are faced with a new kind of abuse: cyber sexual exploitation. 2,767 more words

Human Rights

Converging law, Security Council resolutions and (un)intended international legal effects

As opined elsewhere,* international human rights law may be viewed as the juristic holder of our ‘embodied vulnerability’ to hurt and harm. And, as such, it transcends time and space; it continues to be seized, shaped and expressed by those made vulnerable. 1,156 more words

International Human Rights Law