Health and welfare

CORPORAL PUNISHMENT: Africa Newsletter #18
31/Mar/2015 News
Read about the recent developments and campaigns in Africa by the Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children.
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GUATEMALA: Planned mega-dam caused killing of two indigenous children and rights violations of thousands more
27/Mar/2015 News
The planned mega-dam, which is backed by European development banks, has been blamed by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights for the death of two Mayan children from August 2014.   
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Цензура: законодательные акты, ограничивающие доступ детей к информации
25/Mar/2015 Publication
Информация о дискриминационных законах, обоснованных необходимостью 'защиты детей'.  
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UNDOCUMENTED CHILDREN: Promising policies and practices from governments
24/Mar/2015 Publication
This report by the Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants (PICUM) analyses governmental policies and practices on undocumented children in the European Union.
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KYRGYZSTAN: Activists say government dithering on disability convention
19/Mar/2015 News
Kyrgyzstan's signing of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in 2011 remains effectless with the parliament's ongoing failure to implement the convention into national legislation.
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IRAN: Alternative report on Iran's implementation of the CRC by CRIN and 20 human rights organisations
9/Mar/2015 Publication
This joint alternative report aims to contribute to the upcoming review by the Committee on the Rights of the Child (...
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NEPAL: Las adolescentes dicen “no” al matrimonio infantil
6/Mar/2015 News
Nepal es entre los 10 países con mayores tasas de matrimonio precoz, aunque esta práctica, tanto a nivel internacional como nacional, es considerada una violación de los derechos humanos de las niñas.
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UNHRC 28th Session: Opening statement by the High Commissioner for Human Rights
6/Mar/2015 News
The High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein presents the annual report on the OHCHR activities to open the Human Rights Council session in Geneva on 3 March 2015.
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