child rights

Imagine eight children, all former slaves, singing their hearts out to the President of India. Imagine this taking place
In light of the outcome of the US elections it is even more important to keep in mind that 2016 will be another hottest year
International Day of the Girl is celebrated on 11 October each year. Around the world NGOs, civil society groups, UN agencies
The best chance of moving the CRC forward now rests with the very woman who pledged her country would sign it more than two decades ago.
Women often feel obliged to uphold the tradition and aren't aware of the fact that men are actually against it.
As adults, we clearly understand the need for cyber safety. But what about our children? According to a study conducted by
Saudi Arabia's U.N. Ambassador said the move is "irreversible and unconditional."
Currently, at least 56 groups in 15 conflicts recruit and use child soldiers, and some of these groups increasingly employ tactics of extreme violence in their recruitment strategies, as well as their methods and means of warfare.
The beneficial link between female education and lifetime health has never been in doubt; a better-educated girl takes better control of her life. She has healthier and fewer children.
It is time for every man to start doing something to end the scourge of violence against women and girls in their homes and communities.
Twenty-six years ago this week, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child, a landmark global treaty establishing binding commitments to uphold children's health, education, and equal opportunities.
Every child has the same human rights as adults. These include the right to life, food, health, education, development, a clean environment and the right to be heard.
For many women in Mandera County a hard to reach, insecure and arid part of North Eastern Kenya, the story of life from childhood to adulthood is one about sheer pain and struggle for survival.
Upon arrival in the United States, children must not be arbitrarily detained, and must be allowed to pursue asylum and reunite with their family as required under U.S. law. International legal norms are clear: detention is never in a child's best interest.
It used to be 14, one of the lowest in Europe.
Countless young men and women of Haitian descent in the Dominican Republic have been the driving force behind the domestic and international outrage at the denationalization policies of their country.