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VIOLATING CHILDREN'S RIGHTS: Harmful practices based on tradition, culture, religion or superstition - A report from the International NGO Council on Violence against Children

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 within communities or whole states.

Webcast - (Continued) 10.00 am (CET) Presentation of SRSG Annual Report to the 22nd Regular Session of the Human Rights Council - Discussion: Rights of Child

SRSG Marta Santos Pais Report to the Human Rights Council
08/03/2013

Special Representative of the Secretary General on Violence against Children (SRSG), Marta Santos Pais, continues the presentation of her report to the 22nd  Session of the Human Rights Council (HRC) on 8 March 2013, in Geneva.

The Bridgetown Declaration and Agenda for Action to Combat Child Sexual Abuse in the Caribbean

21/11/2012

The Bridgetown Declaration and Agenda for Action to combat Child sexual abuse in the Caribbean adopted in Barbados on the 21st of November 2012 reaffirmed the commitment of government representatives and civil society organizations to end child sexual abuse in the region.