VIOLATING CHILDREN'S RIGHTS: Harmful practices based on tradition, culture, religion or superstition - A report from the International NGO Council on Violence against Children
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.
UNICEF Child Disciplinary Practices at Home Evidence from a Range of Low - and Middle-Income Countries
Committee on the Rights of the Child - Rules of procedure under the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on a Communications Procedure
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.