Article 1: Definition of a child

PAKISTAN: An estimated 800 child offenders unlawfully on death row
18/Mar/2015 Publication
A new report estimates that 10 percent of 8000 prisoners awating death penalty in Pakistan were sentenced to death when they were children. 
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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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MEXICO: Prohiben admisión de menores de 18 años en Fuerzas Armadas
3/Feb/2015 News
El reclutamiento en las Fuerzas Armadas de niños y niñas de 16 y 17 años han sido objeto de preocupación por parte del Comité de los Derechos del Niño.
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Convention des Nations unies relative aux droits de l'enfant
Vie, 19/12/2014 - 12:30 Instrument
Adoptée et ouverte à la signature, ratification et adhésion par l'Assemblée générale dans sa résolution 44/25 du 20 novembre 1989. Entrée en vigueur le 2 septembre 1990, conformément à l'article 49.
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Reports of the Special Rapporteur on the Rights to Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and Association
24/Nov/2014 UN and Regional Documentation
Summary: This report extracts mentions of children's rights issues in the reports of the Special Rapporteur on the Rights...
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UNITED KINGDOM: Changing the way the police treat teens in custody
7/Nov/2014 Publication
17-year-olds occupy a strange place in English law. They can't drink or get married without their parent's consent, but the moment they enter police custody, they are treated like an adult. This is the story of one London teenager who looked to challenge this legal anomaly in the High Court, and the campaign he helped set in motion.
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