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children’s rights regarding freedom from sexual abuse and exploitation

Millions of girls and boys worldwide are being used in prostitution, images of child sexual abuse (...

Sexual Exploitation of Children

According to Save the Children, sexual exploitation refers to “the abuse of a position of...

Children and slavery

A definition of slavery first appeared in an international agreement in the League of Nations...

State violence against children

Quite simply, State violence is violence enacted by the State or its subsidiary bodies , for...

Forms of violence: State neglect

Article 19 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child requires States to protect the child...

What is child trafficking?

The UN Study on Violence Against Children estimates that 8.4 million children are employed in the...

Form of violence: Torture

What is torture?  The UN Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment...

CRC article 37: Torture and deprivation of liberty

Text of the article 37 States Parties shall ensure that: (a) No child shall be subjected to torture...

Children in vulnerable situation

What are the rights of children in vulnerable situations? Why are they important? Children have all...

Factfile: Children and the right to vote

Should children be able to vote? If so, at what age?   Facts Children (people under the age of 18)...

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