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A/66/227
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02/08/2011
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This second annual report of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children is submitted to the General Assembly in accordance with its resolution 65/197. It is guided by the report of the independent expert for the United Nations study on violence against children (A/61/299) and builds upon the vision and the priority areas identified by the Special Representative in her...

A/RES/66/138
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09/06/2011
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The General Assembly,

Taking note with appreciation of the adoption by the Human Rights Council, through its resolution 17/18 of 17 June 2011, 1 of the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on a communications procedure,

1. Adopts the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on a communications procedure as contained in the annex to the present resolution...

CRC/C/GC/13
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18/04/2011
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The general comment is based on the following fundamental assumptions and observations:

(a) “No violence against children is justifiable; all violence against children is preventable”;
(b) A child rights-based approach to child caregiving and protection requires a paradigm shift towards respecting and promoting the human dignity and the physical and psychological integrity of children as rights-bearing...

A/HRC/RES/16/12
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12/04/2011
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Resolution adopted by the Human Rights Council 16/12 - Rights of the child: a holistic approach to the protection and promotion of the rights of children working and/or living on the street

 

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A/HRC/16/56
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07/03/2011
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The present report is submitted pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 13/20 entitled “Rights of the...

A/HRC/16/54
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28/02/2011
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The Special Representative of the Secretary-General on violence against children hereby submits her second report to the Human Rights Council in accordance with General Assembly resolution 65/197.

In the report, the Special Representative is guided by the United Nations study on violence against children (A/61/299) and builds upon the vision and priority areas of work identified in her initial report (A/...

A/RES/65/197
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21/12/2010
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General Assembly Resolution A/RES/65/197 of 21 December 2010 on the Rights of the Child

A/65/262
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09/08/2010
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This initial report of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on violence against children is submitted to the General Assembly in accordance with its resolution 64/146.

On 1 September 2009, Marta Santos Pais assumed her position. In the present report, she recalls the history leading up to the establishment of her position and the scope of her mandate, as defined by the General Assembly in...

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/HRC/13/46
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03/02/2010
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This report of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children is submitted to the Human Rights Council in accordance with General Assembly resolution 64/146.

Ms. Santos Pais assumed her position on 1 September 2009. In this preliminary report, she recalls the history leading up to the establishment of the position of the Special Representative, and the scope of the mandate, as defined by General...

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/61/299
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29/08/2006
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This report, which is based on the in-depth study of Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro, independent expert appointed by the Secretary-General pursuant to General-Assembly resolution 57/90 of 2002, provides a global picture of violence against children and proposes recommendations to prevent and respond to this issue. It provides information on the incidence of various types of violence against children within the family, schools,...

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

Reaffirming all of its...

A/RES/54/263
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25/05/2000
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Adopted and opened for signature, ratification and accession by General Assembly resolution A/RES/54/263 of 25 May 2000 entered into force on 18 January 2002

 

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A/RES/44/25
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20/11/1989
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Adopted and opened for signature, ratification and accession by General Assembly resolution 44/25 of 20 November 1989

Entry into force 2 September 1990, in accordance with article 49

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