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A/HRC/RES/28/6
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31/03/2015
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Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism

 

The Human Rights Council,

Guided by the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations,

Guided also by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and recalling relevant international human rights treaties, including the...

A/HRC/29/38
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31/03/2015
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Summary

In the present report, the Special Rapporteur outlines her vision of the mandate and the working methods she intends to use, drawing on the work and experience of her predecessors, in the hope of making progress in implementing the mandate entrusted to her by the Human Rights Council in its resolution 26/8.

In section II, the Special Rapporteur provides an account of her activities since her appointment. In section III,...

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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22/10/2014
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The Cambodia’s Violence Against Children Survey 2013 provides, for the first time, national estimates that show the magnitude and nature of violence experienced by girls and young women, and boys and young men in Cambodia.

This study launched with SRSG Santos Pais was led by the Ministry of Women...

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01/10/2014
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This report summarises the findings of studies conducted by the African Child Policy forum (ACPF) in Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Malawi, Morocco, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe and incorporates information from a wide variety of other sources. ACPF acknowledges with gratitude all individuals and organisations that participated in this project and whose own research made a contribution, particularly those children whose views helped inform the report...

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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, ...
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15/08/2014
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On 11 March 2014, during the 25th session of the UN Human Rights Council (Palais des Nations, Geneva), the Quaker United Nations Office (QUNO) together with Belgium, Mexico,
Montenegro and Norway, organised a side event on ‘Children of Parents Sentenced to the Death Penalty or Executed: Developments, Good Practices and Next Steps’.

This publication compiles the presentations made by the panellists and offers a...

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...
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23/07/2014
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Hoja de Ruta

Es la propuesta del marco estratégico nacional de políticas públicas para prevenir y responder a todas las formas de violencia contra los niños, niñas y adolescentes. Provee las bases estratégicas a partir de las cuales las entidades responsables de enfrentar esa problemática, deberán realizar su respectiva programación operativa. Incluye, bajo una visión integral, la orientación político...

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22/07/2014
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THE GIRL SUMMIT CHARTER ON ENDING FGM AND CHILD, EARLY AND FORCED MARRIAGE!
 
No one should be forced into marriage, or made to marry while still a child. 
 
No girl or woman should have to endure the physical and psychological effects...
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01/07/2014
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We, the Representatives of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), the Council of the Baltic Sea States, the Council of Europe, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, the League of Arab States, MERCOSUR and the Latin-American and Caribbean Movement for Children (MMILAC), participating in the meeting promoted by the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General on Violence against Children (SRSG on VAC)...

CP/CG-1983/14
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21/05/2014
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THE MINISTERS OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND HEADS OF DELEGATION OF THE MEMBER STATES OF THE ORGANIZATION OF AMERICAN STATES (OAS) gathered in Asunción, Paraguay, at the forty-fourth regular session of the OAS General Assembly,

RECOGNIZING that violence against and exploitation of children occur everywhere and in all their forms, in all countries and societies and among all social groups, and make no distinction of...

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15/05/2014
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I. Background

The Caribbean Meeting for Follow-up to the Recommendations of the United Nations Study on Violence against Children was held in Kingston, Jamaica on 14 and 15 May 2012 to encourage more widespread dissemination of the UN Study and renewed commitments to follow up on its recommendations at sub-regional and national levels. The meeting was also meant to raise awareness about violence against...

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11/04/2014
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"We, the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC), and representatives from the African Union, the Regional Economic Communities, Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), International Non-governmental Organisations (INGOs), UN agencies, and child rights experts from across Africa, present at the Day of General Discussion on “Ending Child Marriage in Africa”...