Article 6: Survival and development

Human Rights Day 2015: Freedoms for adults only?
9/Dec/2015 Publication
The freedoms set out in the two Covenants are universal; they apply to everyone, everywhere. Children are no exception, they have all human rights. But children’s freedoms are rarely a priority; the ability to think freely, act and speak is too often denied for children all over the world.
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UN: Children's rights and the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
2/Dec/2015 Publication
Ahead of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, this new report calls on the UN to address the rights of children with disabilities with the same consistency and rigour as adults’ rights. 
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ASIA-PACIFIC: Region facing a ‘hidden epidemic’ of HIV among adolescents, new report finds
1/Dec/2015 News
On the occasion of World AIDS Day 2015, UNICEF, UNAIDS and partners release the report: 'Adolescents: Under the Radar in the Asia-Pacific AIDS Response' .
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SAUDI ARABIA: More than 50 people, including several arrested as children, will reportedly be executed soon
30/Nov/2015 News
Saudi Arabia allegedly plans to execute more than 50 people convicted of terrorism, including two sentenced as children, two Saudi newspapers reported this week.
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RIGHT TO LIFE: Submission to the African Commission on its Draft General Comment No. 3
5/Nov/2015 Publication
Our submission aims to contribute information on the way that the right to life applies to children and the ways that the right interrelates with the other rights of the African Charter. We urge the Commission to specifically address these issues in developing its Draft General Comment on the right to life.   
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CHILD RIGHTS: CRIN submission to the OHCHR on children's right to an adequate standard of living
28/Oct/2015 Publication
Submission to the OHCHR for the preparation of the report on "Protection of the family and the contribution of families in realising the right to an adequate standard of living".   
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EUROPE: Tackling violence against children
19/Oct/2015 Publication
A report from Augeo Foundation and the Dutch Children's Ombudsman on tackling violence against children in Europe, to coincide with the European Network of Ombudspersons for Children's 2015 theme of Violence against Children.
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BULGARIA: No more excuses on education for children with mental disabilities
9/Oct/2015 Publication
After discovering that children with mental disabilities were being systematically denied education in Bulgaria, an international NGO submitted a complaint to the European Committee of Social Rights (ECSR). The organisation alleged that the Bulgarian government was failing to provide education for up to 3,000 children.  
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