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International Conference on Child Rights & Sight
sam, 24/10/2015 - 09:00 Event
DCI holds its International Conference on Child Rights & Sight to raise awareness on child rights, including child...
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UNITED STATES: Massachusetts' highest court defends corporal punishment as 'part of social fabric'
14/juil/2015 News
The justicies said it's permissible to punish a child by spanking so long as "reasonable" force is used and the child is not harmed in a lasting way. Conversely, they also emphasised the child should be protected from abuse.
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UNITED STATES: Judge orders children to juvenile detention for refusing to see their father
9/juil/2015 News
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. 
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EQUALITY: Girl Scouts returns $100,000 when donor demands it not be used for transgender girls
2/juil/2015 News
"Please guarantee that our gift will not be used to support transgender girls," the donor's letter read. "If you can’t, please return the money." The Girl Scouts of Western Washington CEO, Megan Ferland,  said the decision to return the money a no-brainer.  
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PUBLIC HEALTH: More than one in four US children exposed to violence involving weapons
9/juin/2015 News
Although medical associations largely see gun violence as a public health threat, with 10,000 children killed or injured by firearms each year in the US, efforts to address gun violence from a public health standpoint have been met with considerable resistance. 
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ÉTATS-UNIS : trois fois plus de suicides chez les enfants noirs que chez les blancs
22/Mai/2015 News
D'après une étude publiée par une association médicale américaine, le taux de suicide des 5-11 ans noirs américains serait plus de trois fois plus élevé que celui des enfants blancs.
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UNITED STATES: Omar Khadr and the child soldiers of the war on terror
20/Mai/2015 News
Omar Khadr, the Canadian born ex- Guantanamo detainee has been released on bail. Read CRIN's analysis of the US policy on the detention of child soldiers.
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GUATEMALA: Almost 800 plaintiffs bring billion-dollar lawsuit over deliberate infection of STDs
15/avr/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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