Physical abuse

CHINA: Lack of sex education behind child abuse cases, claim experts
8/juil/2014 News
Legal experts have said a lack of awareness among minors, parental negligence and flawed safety systems are often to blame for the sexual abuse of minors.
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AUSTRALIA: High Court grants injunction over asylum seeker boat
7/juil/2014 News
High Court prevents the return of 153 asylum seekers, including children, to Sri Lankan authorities over concerns about their safety.  
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CONFLITS ARMÉS : Rapport annuel du Représentant spécial sur les enfants et les conflits armés
7/juil/2014 Publication
Le rapport annuel de la Représentante spéciale du Secrétaire général de l'ONU sur les enfants et les conflits armés rescence les cas d'enfants recrutés, tués, mutilés, victimes de violences sexuelles et d’autres violations graves dans 23 situations de conflit à travers le monde.
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ARMED CONFLICT: Child rights being violated in conflict situations with total impunity, says UN official
2/juil/2014 News
UN Secretary-General’s annual report on children and armed conflict shows children were recruited and used, killed and maimed, victims of sexual violence and other grave violations in 23 country situations in 2013.
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USA: Victory for LGBTI children after Supreme Court ruling on California law
1/juil/2014 News
US Supreme Court has declined to hear a challenge to a California law that bans “conversion therapy” aimed at changing the sexual orientation of gay and lesbian minors.
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AUSTRALIA: Catholic Bishop charged with child sex abuse
30/juin/2014 News
Bishop Max Davis is believed to be the most senior clergyman in the Catholic Church, and the first bishop, to be charged with a child sex offence.  
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SYRIA: Up to 186 Kurdish students kidnapped by Isis in northern Syria
27/juin/2014 News
 Teenagers abducted from bus while travelling from Kobani to Aleppo to take exams.
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CAR: UN official urges strong action to protect women and girls against "terrifying" violations
25/juin/2014 News
Head of UN Women urges the Security Council to take strong action to help restore the rule of law in the country.
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FRANCE: ERRC urges French authorities to fully investigate lynching of Romani minor
18/juin/2014 News
The European Roma Rights Centre expresses its deep concern regarding the brutal lynching of a 16-year-old Romani boy in France. The ERRC urges French authorities to investigate the attack, in particular any possible racial motivation, and to bring the perpetrators to justice.
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COLOMBIA: Polémica por esterilización de niños con déficit mental
18/juin/2014 News
Debate ante fallo en torno a derechos sexuales y reproductivos de personas con discapacidad.
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