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New treaty enables children to lodge complaints with UN about rights violations - UN News Centre

Mon, 2014/04/14 - 8:56am

UN News Centre

New treaty enables children to lodge complaints with UN about rights violations
UN News Centre
The treaty, known as the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on a Communications Procedure, entered into force today – three months after Costa Rica became the 10th country to deposit its instrument of ratification. “Today ...

Austin: Hastening the wheel of children's justice - Calgary Herald

Sat, 2014/04/12 - 5:08am

Calgary Herald

Austin: Hastening the wheel of children's justice
Calgary Herald
It's a victory that will amplify the voices of children who've been ignored, neglected, abused and overlooked. It's a victory with the potential to change their lives. Thanks to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) — ratified by every ...

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What the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Conceals - Town Hall

Sun, 2014/04/06 - 10:18pm

Town Hall

What the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Conceals
Town Hall
I have been warning for some time that the CRPD borrows language from other dangerous treaties, like the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child, that will prevent parents from determining the care of their special-needs children, and it endangers ...

Over 1500 Palestinian children killed by Israel since 2000 - minister - The Voice of Russia

Sun, 2014/04/06 - 2:43am

Haaretz

Over 1500 Palestinian children killed by Israel since 2000 - minister
The Voice of Russia
The report strongly criticizes Israel over the "cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment" of Palestinian children in breach of the Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Convention against Torture. "Children are woken up at night by heavily-armed ...
1500 Palestinian kids killed by Israel since 2000: PAPress TV
Palestinians say over 1500 children killed by Israel since 2000Haaretz
Over 1500 Palestinian Children Killed Since 2000 – MinisterEurasia Review

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Journalists Trained On Reporting and Showcasing Images of Children At Risk - AllAfrica.com

Fri, 2014/04/04 - 8:36am

Journalists Trained On Reporting and Showcasing Images of Children At Risk
AllAfrica.com
The Department of Information Services Tuesday organised a daylong training for journalists on reporting and showcasing images of children at risk and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC), held at the Girls Guide School hall ...

Kerry Says 'None' of the 15 Treaties Abbas Has Applied to Join 'Involve the UN ... - CNSNews.com

Thu, 2014/04/03 - 11:30pm

Kerry Says 'None' of the 15 Treaties Abbas Has Applied to Join 'Involve the UN ...
CNSNews.com
... Convention on the Rights of the Child; International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination; Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties; Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women ...

Journalists Trained On Convention Rights, Ethical Reporting - AllAfrica.com

Thu, 2014/04/03 - 8:43am

Journalists Trained On Convention Rights, Ethical Reporting
AllAfrica.com
He added that the training will provide an understanding of why the UN convention on the rights of the child is significant in forming the enabling environment for all children anywhere in the world, including media reporting. He pointed out that the ...

Report: Palestinians in Violation of at Least 11 of 15 Treaties Abbas Signed - Washington Free Beacon

Thu, 2014/04/03 - 8:11am

Report: Palestinians in Violation of at Least 11 of 15 Treaties Abbas Signed
Washington Free Beacon
The Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Involvement of Children in Armed Conflict. These treaties established the rights of children under the age of 18 such as freedom ...

Faiths unite in support of child rights - Mizzima News

Thu, 2014/04/03 - 7:44am

Mizzima News

Faiths unite in support of child rights
Mizzima News
The declaration expressed their commitment to the notion that every child can enjoy his or her rights according to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. The commitment was given at an event organised by a partnership between the ...

Abbas' Phony Request to Join UN 'Agencies' a Game of Chicken - The Jewish Press

Wed, 2014/04/02 - 11:10am

Abbas' Phony Request to Join UN 'Agencies' a Game of Chicken
The Jewish Press
The Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Involvement of Children in armed conflict 5. The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women 6.

Abbas Signs Letters of Accession to 15 International Treaties - WAFA - Palestine News Agency

Wed, 2014/04/02 - 6:51am

TheTower.org

Abbas Signs Letters of Accession to 15 International Treaties
WAFA - Palestine News Agency
Instrument of Accession of the state of Palestine to the convention on the rights of the child and the optional protocol to the convention on the rights of the child on the child on the involvement of children in children in armed conflict ...
PLO submits applications to join 15 international bodiesMa'an News Agency
Kerry's Claim Revealed False; PA Officially Applies to UN GroupsArutz Sheva
Palestinians may seek to join war crimes courtJakarta Post
TheTower.org
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Australia Detaining Child Asylum Seekers in Violation of International Laws - International Business Times AU

Tue, 2014/04/01 - 6:08pm

Australia Detaining Child Asylum Seekers in Violation of International Laws
International Business Times AU
Australia has signed the Convention on the Rights of the Child which imposes guidelines for taking care and upholding the rights of children. Based on ABC's investigation and analysis, Australia may be in breach of children's rights. The United Nations ...

Children in detention - ABC Online

Mon, 2014/03/31 - 4:30pm

Children in detention
ABC Online
Australia is a signatory to the Convention on the Rights of the Child, which sets out international benchmarks for the care and rights of all children. The age limit in Australia is the 18th birthday. It is lower in a country that specifies adulthood ...

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Understanding the rights of a child offender - The Star Online

Sun, 2014/03/23 - 11:57pm

Understanding the rights of a child offender
The Star Online
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) is an international human rights, which sets out the civil, political, economic, social, health and cultural rights of children all over the world. To date, 193 countries are party to the ...

Children gear up to meet poll candidates - The Hindu

Fri, 2014/03/21 - 2:25pm

The Hindu

Children gear up to meet poll candidates
The Hindu
Some of the other demands include declaring a child as any person under the age of 18 years as per the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, to which India is a signatory, and also extending the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory ...

Israeli settlements depend on 500-1000 Palestinian child laborers - Mondoweiss

Fri, 2014/03/21 - 9:22am

Israeli settlements depend on 500-1000 Palestinian child laborers
Mondoweiss
Under international law, enshrined in Article 32 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, which Israel has signed, participating nations must “recognize the right of the child to be protected from economic exploitation and from performing any work ...

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Sen. Ted Cruz Repeats Scary UN Conspiracy Theory, Iowa Parents Applaud ... - Opposing Views

Wed, 2014/03/19 - 11:35am

Washington Post

Sen. Ted Cruz Repeats Scary UN Conspiracy Theory, Iowa Parents Applaud ...
Opposing Views
According to RawStory.com, Cruz falsely claimed that the Convention on the Rights of the Child would somehow allow the United Nations to make parenting decisions for American adults (video below). “We need to do everything humanly possible to prevent ...
Iowa Homeschoolers Wooed by Ted Cruz, CandidatesCaffeinated Thoughts

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Israeli detention of Palestinian children 'up 80%' - Turkish Press

Mon, 2014/03/17 - 11:50am

www.worldbulletin.net

Israeli detention of Palestinian children 'up 80%'
Turkish Press
Mira Bushara, a researcher at Euro-Mid's legal department, said, "Israel is totally indifferent to the Convention on the Rights of the Child when it comes to Palestinian children," pointing to the incident of one five-year-old Palestinian child from ...
Euro-Mid Observer: "Israeli Army Increases Detentions of Palestinian Children ...Palestine News Network

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