Physical abuse

CANADA: Forced schooling of aboriginal children was ‘cultural genocide,’ truth commission finds
9/Jun/2015 News
The findings are part of a report documenting widespread physical, cultural and sexual abuse at government-sponsored residential schools run mostly by churches that Indian, Inuit and other indigenous children were forced to attend. 
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TRANSPARENCY: UN chief orders review of handling of claims of child abuse by French soldiers
3/Jun/2015 News
Ban Ki-moon announced the establishment of an external independent review to examine the UN's handling of allegations of child sexual abuse in the Central African Republic by French peace-keepers. 
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ASIA-PACIFIC: Cost of child maltreatment tops $200 billion annually, reports UNICEF
3/Jun/2015 News
Statistics show that failure to prevent violence against children is resulting in serious economic costs to countries, UNICEF warned at the launch of its ‘End Violence against Children’ campaign in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. 
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ALEMANIA: Los niños, víctimas habituales de la violencia
22/Mayo/2015 News
La Oficina Alemana de Investigación Criminal presentó un informe estadístico sobre los delitos en los que las principales víctimas son niños y niñas. Las cifras son pasmosas, pero sólo constituyen la punta del iceberg.
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L’EUROPE néglige le droit à l’autodétermination et à l’intégrité physique des personnes intersexes
15/Mayo/2015 News
Une étude du Conseil de l'Europe examine les obstacles médicaux, juridiques et administratifs qui empêchent les personnes intersexes d’exercer pleinement leurs droits fondamentaux.
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CAMPAIGNING: Joint letter expressing deep concern over Pakistani death row juvenile
8/Mayo/2015 News
CRIN together with other human rights organisations sent a third letter to Pakistan's Federal Minister for Interior to emphasise the need for a fair and transparent inquiry in line with human right standards.
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ABUS SEXUELS EN RCA : des ONG demandent plus de transparence de la part de l'ONU
6/Mayo/2015 News
Déclaration d’organisations de la société civile au Secrétaire général de l’ONU, l’appelant à éclaircir les mesures prises en réponse aux rapports faisant état d’abus sexuels sur des enfants par des soldats étrangers en République Centrafricaine.  
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ITALY: Children's Rights References in the Universal Periodic Review
20/Abr/2015 Publication
A compilation of extracts featuring child-rights issues from the reports submitted to the second Universal Periodic Review. There are extracts from the 'National report', the 'Compilation of UN information' and the 'Summary of stakeholder information'. Also included is the final report and the list of accepted and rejected recommendations.
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PAKISTAN: Court allows challenge to execution of man convicted as juvenile
17/Abr/2015 News
The Islamabad High Court has today said it will hear the first significant legal challenge to the execution of Shafqat Hussain who was convicted as a juvenile.
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GUATEMALA: Almost 800 plaintiffs bring billion-dollar lawsuit over deliberate infection of STDs
15/Abr/2015 News
The lawsuit seeks damages for individuals, spouses and children of people deliberately infected with STDs through a secretive and non-consensual US government programme. 
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