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Child rights every parent must know and why they are important

With the creation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child or (UNCRC) which was adopted by the UN in November 1989 and with one hundred ninety four countries showing support by signing up, the world was introduced for the first time to a powerful idea that can be used as a catalyst for change in the way human beings should be treating their children. 1,018 more words

Child Exploitation Protection

Safeguarding, Privacy and Respect for Children and Young People (Part 7) and the ALC

Some of you may have been waiting for this next instalment with much bated breath but I assure you had has been worth the anticipation. During our last meeting with the President of the Family Court Division he asked us to look into the ability to identify the subjects of Family Court proceedings through information publicly available on the internet, the idea that the media may be allowed into private proceedings is concerning enough in itself without even thinking about the level of detail of which the courts publish themselves. 3,540 more words


Children's Groups Review: Public Spending for Children's Rights

October 15-16, 2015

Quezon City, Philippines – The Child Rights Coalition Asia in partnership with the NGO Coalition CRC spearheaded the Regional Consultation on the Elimination of Violence Against Children and Improved Public Investment on Children participated by CSOs coming from the ASEAN Countries, Academe, Government Experts, Independent Expert on CRC, UN Committee on the Rights of the Child, Local Civil Society Groups and Children’s Groups. 178 more words

Speaking to the UN about and for care experienced young people

By Shilla Zwizwai, Ambassador for Who Cares? Scotland

When Carly Edgar, Who Cares? Scotland Senior Policy Officer first told me that I would be meeting Ms. 683 more words

Children's Rights


By Jordan Linden MSYP (@JLindenMSYP), Chair of the Scottish Youth Parliament

On Wednesday 2nd and Thursday 3rd September, the Vice Chairperson of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child, Ms. 429 more words

Children's Rights

Juvenile Justice Bill: Where is the Justice for Juveniles?

In the aftermath of the Nirbhaya incident, a huge public outpour was in support of awarding the severe most punishment to the accused, including the juvenile involved who according to the media was the biggest perpetrator. 766 more words

Delhi Gangrape

5 key steps to a human rights based approach to the classroom

‘The compelling attraction of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights derives from its capacity to provide an alternative account of what binds human beings together…’ 171 more words

Human Rights