Three siblings were held in contempt of court for refusing an order by a judge to have lunch with their father, and were ordered to a juvenile detention facility until they turn 18 years old. The children are aged 14, 10 and 9, respectively.
Ahead of the World Day against Child Labour on 12 June, CRIN looks at whether in countries where child workers will work with or without labour protections, is a blanket ban on child work the best way of guaranteeing children's interests?
This paper challenges the current framework for evaluating drug policies, and presents one based on the CRC. The three UN drugs conventions currently fail to prescribe any specific measures for children and young people, and only one of these mentions children explicitly.