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Webpages tagged with «Children's rights» - Page 5

Published Oct 28, 2010 03:06 PM

This multidisciplinary Child Rights Reader is a first attempt to introduce this domain to students and researchers of children’s rights, child development, child maltreatment, family and child studies and related fields.

Published Oct 28, 2010 03:01 PM

The titles in the Series contribute to a better understanding of different aspects of human rights sensu lato.

Published Oct 19, 2010 10:40 AM

The Childwatch International Asia Pacific Regional Network has been exploring concepts of children's participation in the region through a collaboartive research project in Australia, China, Thailand, India and Sri Lanka. The results are available in the recently published book "Children’s Participation? Learning from Children and Adults in the Asia-Pacific Region", edited by Jan Mason, Natalie Bolzan and Anil Kumar.    

Published Oct 6, 2010 09:38 AM

The  (MCR) is a part-time international and interdisciplinary postgraduate programme on children's rights, which takes place over a two-year period. The Programme is organised conjointly by the University of Fribourg and the Institut Universitaire Kurt Bösch both in Switzerland, and is designed for professionals who work with children’s rights issues, including lawyers, psychologists, sociologists, judges, social workers, government officials, staff of non-governmental organisations, academics and journalists.

Deadline for application: 31 October 2010

Published Sep 27, 2010 10:49 AM

The primary objective of the conference is to provide an academic, scientific and professional space of encounter for the multidisciplinary and multisectoral exchange of ideas, knowledge and experiences regarding the human rights of children and adolescents.

Final call for abstracts 3 October 2010

Published Sep 27, 2010 10:40 AM

The primary objective of the conference is to provide an academic, scientific and professional space of encounter for the multidisciplinary and multisectoral exchange of ideas, knowledge and experiences regarding the human rights of children and adolescents.

Final call for abstracts 3 October 2010

Published Sep 22, 2010 10:30 AM

European Society of Social Paediatrics (ESSOP) and UNICEF Office for Croatia organise the 4th European School of Social Paediatrics in October 2011, in Dubrovnik, Croatia. Abstracts must be submitted in English no later than 1st of September 2011.

Published Sep 20, 2010 09:31 AM

ENCRO’s forthcoming regional conference "Child Participation: Together we Decide"  will be held on January 10th 2011 in Cairo. Policy experts, practitioners, researchers and representatives of institutions with child-participatory initiatives from the Middle Eastern, North African and Mediterranean regions will exchange and present evidence-based researches, case studies and successful practices.

Published Sep 6, 2010 03:40 PM

The International Journal for Equity and Innovation in Early Childhood (IJEIEC) is an on-line, fully refereed, international research and policy journal to be published by the Centre for Equity and Innovation in Early Childhood. IJEIEC aims to explore and advance the nature of early childhood education and thinking about childhood through publishing work that illustrates, extends, inspires and provokes innovative approaches to the theory and practice of social justice, children’s rights and equity in the early childhood education.  

Published Sep 2, 2010 09:38 AM

Children Australia is a quarterly journal which aims to provide an opportunity for professional staff, academics and others concerned with children, youth and families, to report on research and practice in Australia and beyond.

Published Aug 24, 2010 01:26 PM

Focusing both on critical leadership and practical policy development, the articles in the preeminent International Journal of Children's Rights reflect the perspectives of a broad range of disciplines and contribute to a greater understanding of children's rights and their impact on the concept and development of childhood.

Published Jul 29, 2010 01:33 PM

This paper from Overseas Development Institute analyses the linkages between knowledge and policy in child rights issues in order to supplement current partial understanding of these dynamics in the sector. The ultimate aim of the paper is to safeguard children’s rights by presenting frameworks and lessons through which to promote the appropriate design of rights strategies.

Published Jul 26, 2010 11:13 AM

This paper from Overseas Development Institute analyses the linkages between knowledge and policy in child rights issues in order to supplement current partial understanding of these dynamics in the sector. The ultimate aim of the paper is to safeguard children’s rights by presenting frameworks and lessons through which to promote the appropriate design of rights strategies.

Published Mar 12, 2010 11:42 AM

The study "Child Poverty and Disparities in Egypt: Building the Social Infrastructure for Egypt's future", the first comprehensive study in Egypt which focuses on both poverty and childhood, was launched on February 16th. 

Published Mar 10, 2010 01:03 PM

'Children's Rights and Globalization. From Principles to Practice'. The training course is an interdisciplinary and international programme which attracts a diverse range of participants from all over the world. It will be led by key experts in the field. The focus throughout will be both theoretical and applied.

Published Feb 22, 2010 03:01 PM

The Childwatch International Asia Pacific Regional Network has been exploring concepts of children's participation in the region through a collaboartive research project in Australia, China, Thailand, India and Sri Lanka. The results are available in the recently published book "Children’s Participation? Learning from Children and Adults in the Asia-Pacific Region", edited by Jan Mason, Natalie Bolzan and Anil Kumar.    

Published Jan 25, 2010 02:35 PM

The Childwatch International network is developing a resource page for research based knowledge on children in emergencies. Current and future humanitarian relief work needs to learn from past experiences and knowledge about children in societies in distress and under reconstruction. Research articles, reference lists and relevant NGO and IGO links are gathered to inform these processes. The resource page is a work in progress.

Published Aug 19, 2009 11:53 AM

Law, Social Justice and Global Development is an innovative new electronic law journal covering a range of topics relating to legal issues surrounding the impact of globalisation on social development. This coming issue is edited by Prof. Asha Bajpaj of the TATA Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India, and will focus on the impact of globalization on child rights.  

Published Mar 2, 2009 03:46 PM

The Institute for Child Rights and Development (IICRD), Canada, has received a three year grant from the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) to develop their project on systems change to improve the realization of children's rights. The project will be carried through in close collaboration with The International Centre for Education and Human Development (CINDE) Colombia.

Published Dec 16, 2008 04:03 PM

Childwatch International Norway,together with the Norwegian Research Council, organized a workshop on Children as Citizens, presenting two current Norwegian research projects on issues concerning children's rights in relation to the incorporation of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child into Norwegian legislation. The workshop took place at the Norwegian Research Council, Monday 21 November 2005.

Published Nov 27, 2008 12:32 PM

La Red Latinoamericana de Maestrías en Derechos y Políticas Sociales de Infancia y Adolescencia (RMI) or the Latin American Network of Master Study Programmes in Children's Rights represents an inter-institutional effort of various universities and Save the Children Sweden (SCS).

Published Nov 25, 2008 12:11 PM

The European Network of Masters in Children's Rights brings together universities and other organizations involved in the promotion of the Rights of the Child, through the training of professionals working in the field of childhood. By November 2007, 24 universities and research institutes have joined the network and it is continuously growing. The network brings together academics, researchers, NGOs, public agencies and students.  

Published Nov 11, 2008 03:12 PM

The State of the World’s Children 2008 provides a wide-ranging assessment of the current state of child survival and primary health care for mothers, newborns and children. It examines lessons learned in child health during the past few decades and outlines the most important emerging precepts and strategies for reducing deaths among children under age five and for providing a continuum of care for mothers, newborns and children.

Published Nov 11, 2008 02:27 PM

The State of the World's Children 2007 examines the discrimination and disempowerment women face throughout their lives - and outlines what must be done to eliminate gender discrimination and empower women and girls. The report argues that investment in women's rights will ultimately produce a double dividend: advancing the rights of both women and children.  

Published Nov 4, 2008 12:43 PM

A project by Judith Ennew and Per Miljeteigs launched in 1993 designed to fit into the overall process within the field of human rights to develop indicators for use in monitoring the various international human rights treaties, particularly the Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural rights.