Article 1: Definition of a child

SOUTH AFRICA: Human Rights Commission urges ban on corporal punishment
22/Янв/2016 News
A total ban on corporal punishment may be enacted in South Africa after the country’s Human Rights Commission recommended the measure to the cabinet earlier this week.
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UNITED STATES: Supreme Court rejects Nestle bid to throw out child slavery suit
12/Янв/2016 News
The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected a bid by Nestle SA and two other companies to throw out a lawsuit seeking to hold them liable for the use of child slaves in Ivory Coast.
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BANGLADESH: Inhuman sentencing of children
12/Янв/2016 Publication
The Children’s Act 2013 has substantially amended much of the relevant legislation on the criminal sentencing of children,...
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ZAMBIA: UN experts dismayed by presidential pardon of convicted rapist and his appointment as GBV ambassador
23/Дек/2015 News
Two UN human rights experts have urged the Zambian Government to end the impunity of Zambian singer Clifford Dimba, convicted in 2014 for the rape of a 14-year-old girl and later made an ambassador on gender-based violence.
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Human Rights Day 2015: Freedoms for adults only?
9/Дек/2015 Publication
The freedoms set out in the two Covenants are universal; they apply to everyone, everywhere. Children are no exception, they have all human rights. But children’s freedoms are rarely a priority; the ability to think freely, act and speak is too often denied for children all over the world.
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EUROPE: Protection gaps risk exposing children with disabilities to abuse
4/Дек/2015 Publication
Boys and girls with disabilities are more likely to be victims of physical and sexual violence, and neglect, than those without disabilities.
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SAUDI ARABIA: More than 50 people, including several arrested as children, will reportedly be executed soon
30/Ноя/2015 News
Saudi Arabia allegedly plans to execute more than 50 people convicted of terrorism, including two sentenced as children, two Saudi newspapers reported this week.
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UN: Statement of the Committee on the Rights of the Child on the CRC's 26th anniversary
20/Ноя/2015 News
A statement from the Committee on the Rights of the Child on the 26th anniversary of the CRC's adoption.
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