Documentation Materials

CRC article 40: Administration of Juvenile Justice

-            States Parties recognize the right of every child alleged as, accused of, or...

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...

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