Article 36: Other forms of exploitation

AUSTRALIA: Government faces asylum court challenges
14/oct/2014 News
Australian government is facing two challenges in court over its policies towards asylum seekers.
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CHILD RIGHTS: Malala and Indian children’s rights activist win Nobel Peace Prize
10/oct/2014 News
Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi have been jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for their work on promoting and protecting children's rights.
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UNITED KINGDOM: Witchcraft and ritual child abuse cases rise in London
9/oct/2014 News
The number of ritual child abuse cases linked to witchcraft being investigated in London is increasing. A total of 24 cases were passed to the Metropolitan Police in 2013, 19 in 2012 and nine in 2011.
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WHRIN 2014 Country Report: Witchcraft Accusations and Persecution in Nepal
9/oct/2014 Publication
This is WHRIN's joint report with the Bar Human Rights Committee of England and Wales and Forum for Protection of People’s...
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USA: New law to protect jailed youth in California
6/oct/2014 News
California Governor signs a bill that could prevent hundreds of young offenders from enduring rape, assault, and gang life in prison.
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CAPE VERDE: Country becomes sixth African state to prohibit all corporal punishment of children
3/oct/2014 News
Cape Verde has joined the list of states enacting legislation which prohibits all corporal punishment of children, including within the family.
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DISCRIMINATION : Conseil de l'Europe : Les enfants LGBTI ont droit à la sécurité et à l’égalité
2/oct/2014 News
Le Commissaire aux droits de l'homme du Conseil de l'Europe rappelle que la persécution et la violence ont de graves conséquences pour les enfants LGBTI et les incitent à dissimuler leur identité personnelle.
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DISCRIMINATION: LGBTI children have the right to safety and equality, says EU expert
2/oct/2014 News
Bullying and violence has a serious effect on LGBTI children's well-being and prevents openness about their personal identity, says Europe's human rights chief.
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ALBANIA: Children's Rights References in the Universal Periodic Review
30/sep/2014 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'. Once the ‘recommendations’ have been accepted or rejected by the State, these will subsequently be published here.  
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