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A/HRC/29/20
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27/03/2015
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The present report is submitted pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 27/22 on intensifying global efforts and sharing good practices to effectively eliminate female genital mutilation. Following a brief overview of issues related to that practice and the applicable legal framework, the report contains a summary of some of the initiatives undertaken by...
A/HRC/28/34
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16/12/2014
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I. Introduction

1. Pursuant to its resolution 25/10, the Human Rights Council held a panel discussion, on 23 September 2014, at its twenty-seventh session, on accelerating global efforts to end violence against children, with a particular focus on how to better prevent violence and protect children as a global priority and cross-cutting concern, and to share...

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04/09/2014
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"This report has a simple and urgent goal: to connect decision-makers and relevant actors with strategies that prevent and respond to violence in the lives of children. UNICEF’s understanding of violence derives from Article 19 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), which defines the scope as “all forms of physical or mental violence, injury or abuse, ...
A/68/970
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12/08/2014
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Introduction
 
1. In its resolution 66/288, the General Assembly endorsed the outcome document of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, entitled 
 
“The future we want”, annexed to the resolution. Paragraph 248 of the said outcome document read as follows: 
 
“248. We resolve to establish an inclusive...
A/RES/68/145
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18/12/2013
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Strengthening collaboration on child protection within the United Nations system

The General Assembly,

Reaffirming the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations,

Reaffirming also the Universal Declaration of Human Rights,

Reaffirming further the Convention on the Rights of the Child and its Optional...

A/RES/HRC/24/23
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25/09/2013
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Strengthening efforts to prevent and eliminate child, early and forced marriage: challenges, achievements, best practices and implementation gaps

The Human Rights Council,

Guided by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and the International Covenant on Civil and...

A/HRC/24/L.28
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23/09/2013
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Human rights in the administration of justice, including juvenile justice

The Human Rights Council,

Recalling the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and all relevant international treaties, including the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, the Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or...

A/HRC/24/57
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12/09/2013
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Report of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
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This preliminary report of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the attacks and discrimination against persons with albinism is submitted pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 23/13 of 13 June 2013.

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26/04/2013
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Draft resolution V
Model strategies and practical measures on the elimination of violence against children in the field of crime prevention and criminal justice
The General Assembly,
Recalling the Universal Declaration of Human Rights,29 the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, the...
A/HRC/22/L.27/Rev.1
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21/03/2013
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Human Rights Council
Twenty-second session
Agenda item 3
Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil,
political, economic, social and cultural rights,
including the right to development
 
22/…Rights of the child: the...
A/RES/67/166
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20/03/2013
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Human rights in the administration of justice

The General Assembly,

Bearing in mind the principles embodied in articles 3, 5, 8, 9 and 10 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights1 and the relevant provisions of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the Optional Protocols thereto,in...

A/HRC/WGEID/98/1
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14/02/2013
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Human Rights Council
 
Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances General comment on children and enforced disappearances adopted by the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances at its ninety-eighth session (31 October – 9 November 2012)
 
Preamble
 
The enforced disappearance...
A/RES/67/187
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03/10/2012
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United Nations Principles and Guidelines on Access to Legal Aid in Criminal Justice Systems

The General Assembly,

Recalling the Universal Declaration of Human Rights,1 which enshrines the key principles of equality before the law and the presumption of innocence, as well as the right to a fair and public hearing by an independent and...

A/HRC/21/41
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10/07/2012
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Report of the Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery, including its causes and consequences, Gulnara Shahinian - Thematic report on servile marriage

The Special Rapporteur provides an overview of her activities and focuses her thematic report on the issue of servile marriage, in which a spouse is reduced to a commodity over whom any or all the powers of ownership are attached. The Special Rapporteur...

A/HRC/21/25
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27/06/2012
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Summary of the full-day meeting on the rights of the child - Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

The present report is submitted pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 19/37 on the rights of the child, in which the Council requested the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to prepare a summary of the full-day meeting on the rights of the child. The report contains a summary...