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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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18/05/2015

This report is the result of an extensive desk review of existing data sources on violence against women and children in the Pacific. 

This publication also acknowledges the courageous testimony of the women who took part in the VAW prevalence research and the research teams that completed the studies....

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06/05/2015
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Each year hundreds of thousands of children across the EU are involved in legal proceedings. Justice systems need to do...
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22/10/2014

The Cambodia’s Violence Against Children Survey 2013 provides, for the first time, national estimates that show the magnitude and nature of violence experienced by girls and young women, and boys and young men in Cambodia.

This study launched with SRSG Santos Pais was led by the Ministry of Women...

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15/08/2014
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On 11 March 2014, during the 25th session of the UN Human Rights Council (Palais des Nations, Geneva), the Quaker United Nations Office (QUNO) together with Belgium, Mexico,
Montenegro and Norway, organised a side event on ‘Children of Parents Sentenced to the Death Penalty or Executed: Developments, Good Practices and Next Steps’.

This publication compiles the presentations made by the panellists and offers a...

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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...