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Cameroon must act to protect its children from Boko Haram

During my time this summer as an intern at The Advocates for Human Rights, I’ve encountered many horror stories of human rights violations around the world. 879 more words

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Papua itu Kita: Dismiss Police officer that committed Sexual Violence to Children in Fak-Fak

By Arnold Belau at SuaraPapua.com

May 10, 2016

Translated by NR for WestPapuaMedia

JAYAPURA, SUARAPAPUA.com. The civil society group of Papua itu Kita in Jakarta has demanded that a police officer who sexually abused children arrested during state repression in Fak-Fak, be fired and prosecuted. 497 more words

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Knowledge and practice of rights 'in' and 'through' the inviolable spaces of learning

Third of a series of four postings probing the international legal protection of the right to education within the converging contexts of emergencies, threats to international peace and security and armed conflict.  959 more words


Advertising children is step too far

Is Australia breaching the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) by condoning the advertising of children? Barnardos Australia is advertising children for adoption on their webpage. 710 more words


Prof. Todres Quoted in ABA Article Calling for US to Ratify Convention on the Rights of the Child

With Somalia and South Sudan ratifying the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) in 2015, the United States is the last of the 197 United Nations member states that has not yet ratified the CRC. 275 more words

South Africa: customary marriage cannot justify rape

Many thanks 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, for writing a new African case summary for the forthcoming publication, … 344 more words


Geneva (III), politicking and possibility for Syria’s invisible 43%

Updated and revised version of the original, cross-posted courtesy of the Oxford Human Rights Hub (February 17, 2016). 

2015 faded into the new year with a glimmer of hope for the people of Syria. 831 more words

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