CHILD RIGHTS & UNGASS: From rhetoric to accountability
10 Apr 2016 News
A joint statement by child rights advocates for the UN General Assembly Special Session on Drugs (19-21 April, 2016).
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HEALTH: UN expert on toxics questionnaire for NGOs
21 Mar 2016 News
The purpose of this questionnaire is to help the Special Rapporteur ascertain to what extent children’s rights inform government policies related to hazardous substances. 
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MONGOLIA: State becomes 49th to ban all corporal punishment of children
18 Mar 2016 News
Mongolia bans corporal punishment of children in all settings, including the home, becoming the first State in East and Southeast Asia to achieve this reform.  
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UN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL: News from session 31
10 Mar 2016 News
The UN Human Rights Council is holding its 31st session in Geneva from 29 February to 24 March 2016.  It will feature the annual day on the rights of the child which will be held on Monday, 7 March. And CRIN will be reporting live from the session between 7-10 March.   
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RWANDA: MPs to change law on capacity to help children access justice
2 Mar 2016 News
Children in Rwanda may soon gain direct access to justice much younger once an amendment to harmonise disparities in the country's different minimum ages is passed.  
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