Documentation Materials

Violence Against Children : Kidnapping

Definitions of “kidnapping” may vary from country to country. In the UK, the definition of the...

Child discrimination and the media

Media portrayal of children has a profound impact on attitudes to children and childhood, and is an...

violence against children: Psychological Punishment

Article 19 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child states that: "States Parties shall take all...

Violence Against Children: Psychological abuse

Violence against children usually evokes images or impressions of physical abuse, but psychological...

CRC article 19: Protection from abuse and neglect

-  States Parties shall take all appropriate legislative, administrative, social and educational...

Violence against children: Physical Punishment

The Committee on the Rights of the Child defines ‘physical’ or ‘corporal’punishment as: "…any...

children's freedom of association

Children, like adults, have the right to participate in protests and form or join associations....

CRC article 5: Parental guidance and the child's evolving capacities

States Parties shall respect the responsibilities, rights and duties of parents or, where...

CRC article 35: Sale,Trafficking and abduction

What does article 35 say? States Parties shall take all appropriate national, bilateral and...

What is child sex tourism?

According to ECPAT International, there are two types of sexual exploitation of under-18s in...

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