Article 1: Definition of a child

COLOMBIA: Hundreds of children with learning disabilities sterilized every year
17/Сен/2014 News
Human rights charity states that more needs to be done to protect the sexual rights of people with learning difficulties.
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EU Kids Online report
3/Сен/2014 Publication
EU Kids Online seeks to enhance knowledge of European children's use, risk and safety online.
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GENDER: The most outrageous ways schools are trying to enforce gender stereotypes
21/Авг/2014 News
By policing children's gender expressions, schools are ultimately reinforcing stereotypes.
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BAHRAIN: Children sentenced to life imprisonment
19/Авг/2014 News
Human rights group in Bahrain expresses grave concern over the ongoing targeting and prosecution of children.
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JAPAN: Children still being treated as sexual objects in cartoons and comic books
13/Авг/2014 News
Possessing child porn is now illegal in Japan - but depicting children as sexual objects in cartoons or animation isn't.
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HEALTH: Study shows that forcing children to stick to gender roles is harmful to their health
8/Авг/2014 News
Raising children in societies with fixed ideas about “masculine” and “feminine” roles can be detrimental to their physical and mental health, according to a study.
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SYRIA: Child marriage soars among Syrian refugees in Jordan
18/Июл/2014 News
Girls who have fled Syria's civil war are increasingly vulnerable to exploitation, domestic violence and poverty, warns the UN.
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IRAN: Halt execution of juvenile offender, urges human rights group
16/Июл/2014 News
Amnesty International has urged Iran to halt the execution of a young man who was a child at the time of his alleged crime.
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DEATH PENALTY: UN Secretary-General declares that ‘death penalty has no place in 21st century'
3/Июл/2014 News
UN chief expresses concern about legislation in 14 countries that permits the death penalty for children.
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ARMED CONFLICT: Child rights being violated in conflict situations with total impunity, says UN official
2/Июл/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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