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A/RES/64/146
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03/03/2010
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General Assembly Resolution 64/146 welcomes the appointment of the Special Representative of the Secretary General on Violence against Children

A/RES/62/141
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22/02/2008
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 General Assembly Resolution 62/141 establishes the mandate of the Special Representative of the Secretary General on Violence against Children

A/RES/56/138
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15/02/2002
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The General Assembly,

Reaffirming all of its...

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02/11/2017
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All children have the right to be protected from violence inflicted on them by anyone in their lives – whether parents, teachers, friends, romantic partners or strangers. And all forms of violence experienced by children, regardless of the nature or severity of the act, are harmful. Beyond the unnecessary hurt and pain it causes, violence undermines children’s sense of self-worth and hinders their development.

Yet violence...

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15/12/2016
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PREFACE

Since the last Global Report on Trafficking in Persons in 2014 there have been a number of significant developments that reinforce this report’s importance, and place it at the heart of international efforts undertaken to combat human trafficking. Perhaps the most worrying development is that the movement of refugees and migrants, the largest seen since World War II, has arguably intensified since 2014. As this crisis has...

A/70/267
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04/08/2016
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The present report responds to the request of the General Assembly in its resolution 68/146 that the Secretary-General submit a report on the implementation of the resolution. It contains a brief overview of international obligations and global commitments with respect to the girl child. It addresses progress and challenges in areas such as poverty, equity, education, health, nutrition, water, sanitation...
CRC/C/GC/19
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20/07/2016
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Committee on the Rights of the Child
General comment No. 19 (2016) on public budgeting for the realization of children’s rights (art. 4)

Introduction

1. Article 4 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child reads:

States parties shall undertake all appropriate legislative, administrative and other measures for the implementation of the rights recognized in the Convention. With regard to economic,...

A/HRC/31-L.9-Rev.1
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23/03/2016
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The Human Rights Council,

Emphasizing that the Convention on the Rights of the Child constitutes the standard in the promotion and protection of the rights of the child, bearing in mind the importance of the Optional Protocols to the Convention, and calling for their universal ratification and effective implementation, as well as that of other relevant human rights instruments, Recalling all previous resolutions on the rights of the...

A/C.3/70/L.28/Rev.1
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18/11/2015
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Rights of the child

The General Assembly,

III Right to education

37. Reaffirms that education is a fundamental human right, a basis for guaranteeing the realization of other human rights and is essential for sustainable development and the promotion of peace and tolerance, as well as key to achieving full employment and poverty eradication;
 
38. Reaffirms the human...
A/70/265
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03/08/2015
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The present report assesses the steps taken in 2014 to achieve a world fit for children, highlighting the gaps in achievement as well as the strategic shifts necessary to achieve the unmet goals.
The report has been prepared in response to General Assembly resolution S-27/2, adopted at the twenty-seventh special session in 2002, and resolutions 58/282 and 61/272, in which the Assembly...
A/70/222
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31/07/2015
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The present report is submitted pursuant to General Assembly resolution 69/157. The Special Rapporteur, Maud de Boer-Buquicchio, describes the activities undertaken in relation to the discharge of her mandate since her previous report to the Assembly (A/69/262).
 
She also provides a study containing an analysis of the effects of the sale and sexual exploitation of...
A/HRC/29/31
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27/05/2015
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In the present report, the Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights focuses on the relationship between extreme poverty and extreme inequality and argues that a human rights framework is critical in addressing extreme inequality.

In the report, the Special Rapporteur provides an overview of the widening economic and social inequalities around the world; illustrates how such inequalities...

A/HRC/29/23
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04/05/2015
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 The present report is submitted to the Human Rights Council pursuant to its resolution 27/32, in which the Council requested the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to update the report of the Office of the High Commission on violence and discrimination against individuals based on their sexual orientation and gender identity (A/HRC/19/41).
 
A/HRC/29/33
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02/04/2015
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In the present report, submitted pursuant to Council resolution 24/6, the Special Rapporteur provides a brief account of his activities since he took office in August 2014.

The main focus of the report is on the work of the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the right to health, focusing on the right to health framework, and the development of the contours and content of the right to health. He then reflects on how...

A/HRC/RES/28/6
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31/03/2015
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Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism

 

The Human Rights Council,

Guided by the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations,

Guided also by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and recalling relevant international human rights treaties, including the...