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A/61/299
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29/08/2006

This report, which is based on the in-depth study of Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro, independent expert appointed by the Secretary-General pursuant to General-Assembly resolution 57/90 of 2002, provides a global picture of violence against children and proposes recommendations to prevent and respond to this issue. It provides information on the incidence of various types of violence against children within the family, schools,...

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22/07/2014
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THE GIRL SUMMIT CHARTER ON ENDING FGM AND CHILD, EARLY AND FORCED MARRIAGE!
 
No one should be forced into marriage, or made to marry while still a child. 
 
No girl or woman should have to endure the physical and psychological effects...
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04/11/2013
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GENERAL COMMENT NO. 1 (ARTICLE 30 OF THE AFRICAN CHARTER ON
THE RIGHTS AND WELFARE OF THE CHILD) ON:

    

 
“CHILDREN OF INCARCERATED AND...
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01/11/2013

Child-friendly version Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography 

Versión amigable Protocolo Facultativo de la Convención sobre los Derechos del Niño relativo a un Procedimiento de Comunicaciones

Versão amigável Protocolo Facultativo ~Convernção sobre os Direitos da Criança relativo ã Instituição de um...

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01/11/2013

Child-friendly version Optional Protocol on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography

From the Foreword:

"Dear Reader,

Governments, organizations and people around the world are committed to ensuring the rights of the child and keeping children and young people protected from harm. Over the years, many important promises and commitments have been made at the international level to give children a...

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02/02/2013
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15/10/2012

All violations of children’s rights can legitimately be described as harmful practices, but the common characteristic of the violations highlighted in this report is that they are based on tradition, culture, religion or superstition and are perpetrated and actively condoned by the child’s parents or significant adults within the child’s community. Indeed, they often still enjoy majority support...

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02/08/2012
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30/07/2012
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This International Conference on Child Labour in Agriculture (28-30 July 2012, Washington D.C., U.S.A.):

•organised by the Global March Against Child Labour;
•and attended by 156 participants from governments, intergovernmental agencies, trade unions, teacher organisations, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), agriculture producers organisations (hereafter referred to as APOs), cooperatives, multi-stakeholder...

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31/05/2012

Background

Children of SAARC region, in various local, national, regional and global consultations have expressed the view that violent parental and teacher’s behaviours, teaching practices and child rearing as one of their most significant concerns. In response SAIEVAC, in its 2nd Governing Board Meeting, held in Kathmandu on the 29th October 2011, governments, civil society, children and the South Asia...

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31/05/2012

Welcome remarks by Dr. Rinchen Chophel, Director General, SAIEVAC

The Director General, SAIEVAC warmly welcomed all the Governing Board Members from thegovernment, CSO Board Members, Child Board Members, the Child Observers and the SACG Chair to the 3rdSAIEVAC Governing Board Meeting. He also acknowledged the presence of Ms. Marta Santos Pais in the opening of the Board Meeting. In his welcome address, he gave a brief overview of the...

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30/05/2012

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Background

Since the UNVAC Study launch at the General Assembly in 2006, numerous efforts were made by different actors to contribute towards ending violence against children in all settings.

This resulted in a number of good practices that remain to be further documented and disseminated. However...

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28/05/2012

Dear Friends,

The child representatives from the eight SAARC countries assembled together in Colombo, Sri Lanka form 26th to 30th May 2012, for the south Asia follow up regional consultation to discuss and share experiences on the UN Study on Violence Against Children which was organized and showcased by the SAIEVAC secretariat and hosted by the government of Sri Lanka.

All...

SRSG Newsletter 2
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30/09/2011
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01/09/2011