Documentation Materials

Violence Against Children: Domestic Violence

Domestic violence most commonly refers to physical and emotional abuse used by one person in a (...

Harm Reduction: Children and Drug Use

Today, the 'war on drugs' has become an acceptable part of global political rhetoric, and often...

Form of Violence against Children: Death Penalty for Juveniles

Imposing the death penalty on people under the age of 18 is forbidden by international law. Article...

Violence Agaisnt Children: Hazardous child labour

Hazardous child labour is defined by Article 3 (d) of the 1999 International Labour Organisation (...

What is Extra-judicial executions of children?

The Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions explains that the term “...

Children’s Education and Cultural rights

Access to quality education and the ability to learn about and enjoy one’s own culture are...

Education: Civil and Political Rights in Schools

"Children do not lose their human rights by virtue of passing through the school gates....", the...

What are children’s economic rights

Poverty can have a severely negative impact on a child’s development. Their health and education...

Children and freedom of expression

"Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold...

Children’s rights regarding family and alternative care

The family is a very important social structure. All different types of family structures can...

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