Today, the 'war on drugs' has become an acceptable part of global political rhetoric, and often warrants special mention on election manifestos for parties from across
Imposing the death penalty on people under the age of 18 is forbidden by international law. Article 37 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child says States Parties
Hazardous child labour is defined by Article 3 (d) of the 1999 International Labour Organisation (ILO) Convention concerning the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Chil
The Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions explains that the term “extra-judicial executions is used to refer to executions other than th
According to the UN Study on Violence Against Children, “gangs are an important factor in violence among and against children in many parts of the world.”
All rights in the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) are linked and must be considered as a whole.
Honour killings describe the murder of a female family member because she is believed to have brought shame on the family.
Although there is sometimes disagreement as to what the term covers, the UN Study on Violence Against Children (2006) lists harmful traditional practices(HTPs) as foll
Many societies have practised infanticide, which refers to the death of children under 12 months old, including the Greeks, Chinese, Japanese, Inuit, and those living
For children's rights to have meaning, it is not enough for States to accept - or ratify - the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC).
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