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SRSG welcomes adoption of ban on violence against children in Brazil (Portuguese version below/Versão em Português em baixo)

26/06/2014

SRSG Santos Pais welcomes the enactment by President Dilma Rousseff of Law 13.010 which recognizes the right of the child to be cared for and educated without any form of corporal punishment or degrading treatment. The new law was enacted enters into force on 26 June 2014.

"The adoption of this new legislation marks an historic day for Brazilian children. It strengthens Brazil's efforts to safeguard children's rights and it gains a decisive global relevance as it increases the percentage of the world’s children protected by a legal ban against all forms of violence from 5% to 8%!" highlighted the Special Representative.

Rules of procedure under the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on a communications procedure

CRC/C/62/3
16/04/2013

Part one
General provisions

The general provisions apply to all procedures, be they individual communications, the inquiry procedure, or inter-State communications.

I. General principles guiding the functioning of the Committee

General principles

Rule 1
1. In fulfilling all functions conferred on it by the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on a communications procedure (the Protocol), the Committee shall be guided by the principle of the best interests of the child(ren). It shall also have regard for the rights and views of the child(ren), the views of the child(ren) being given due weight in accordance with her/his/their age and maturity.

Child-friendly version Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography

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 Procedimento de Comunicação 

 

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UN NEWS RADIO (PORTUGUESE) - Uma em cada cinco crianças na Europa sofre abuso sexual, diz representante

Marta Santos Pais -  Uma em cada cinco crianças na Europa sofre abuso sexual
07/06/2012

Em entrevista à Rádio ONU, Marta Santos Pais afirmou ainda que grande maioria dos agressores está na própria família.