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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

Somalia Ratifies Rights of Children Treaty, Leaving United States as only Holdout

By Steve Straehley | AllGov | October 4, 2015

And then there was one.

Somalia last week deposited its instrument of ratification of the United Nations’ Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), leaving the United States as the world’s only country that has not done so.

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United States

Somalia becomes 196th state to ratify Convention on Rights of the Child

On 1 October 2015, Somalia became the 196th state to ratify the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UN press release here). South Sudan ratified it back in January 2015. 150 more words


World fit for children

What world is that which is fit for children?  Is this world such a place?  What is ‘child centred development’?  Is the development taking place in localities everywhere child centred?  252 more words