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Published June 3, 2013 10:58 PM

Última editorial de Equidad para la Infancia: Infancias indígenas: diversidad, dignidad e igualdad de derechos, reune documentos variados que permiten conocer un poco más sobre la situación de los niños/as y adolescentes indígenas en los países latino-americanos.

Published June 3, 2013 02:41 PM

On July 3-4, 2013 Equity for Children and Equidad para la Infancia will co-host an International Seminar on Children and Intra-Urban Inequalities at the Universidad Nacional Tres de Febrero in Buenos Aires. The conference will address the rights of children and adolescents in urban settings.

Published May 30, 2013 10:11 AM

The 2013 edition of The State of the World’s Children, launched May 30, is dedicated to the situation of children with disabilities. The report examines the barriers – from inaccessible buildings to dismissive attitudes, from invisibility in official statistics to vicious discrimination – that deprive children with disabilities of their rights and keep them from participating fully in society.

Published May 30, 2013 10:10 AM

The 2013 edition of The State of the World’s Children, launched May 30, is dedicated to the situation of children with disabilities. The report examines the barriers – from inaccessible buildings to dismissive attitudes, from invisibility in official statistics to vicious discrimination – that deprive children with disabilities of their rights and keep them from participating fully in society.

Published May 21, 2013 01:20 PM

The National Organization of Circumcision Information Resource Centers (USA), Intact America, Genital Autonomy (UK and Australia), and the Sexpo Foundation (Finland) present the 13th International Symposium on Genital Autonomy and Children’s Rights. Abstract deadline December 15, 2013.

Published May 21, 2013 01:07 PM

The National Organization of Circumcision Information Resource Centers (USA), Intact America, Genital Autonomy (UK and Australia), and the Sexpo Foundation (Finland) present the 13th International Symposium on Genital Autonomy and Children’s Rights at the University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, USA. Date July 24-26, 2014

Published May 8, 2013 03:23 PM

The Second Annual Latin-American Colloquium on Security Policies and Human Rights: Focusing on Early Childhood, Childhood and Adolescence, first organized in 2011, was held this year by Equity for Children Latin America on the 21st and 22nd of March.

Published May 8, 2013 03:01 PM

Written by Janet Moyles this information sheet explores what is play and its importance to and for children’s development in the early years (birth to seven years old). It also explores the importance of adult roles, advocacy and the child’s right to play

Published May 8, 2013 03:00 PM

This report brings together two important policy debates at EU level: Roma inclusion and child poverty & well-being. This report marked International Roma Day - 8 April 2013.

Published May 8, 2013 01:09 PM

This report brings together two important policy debates at EU level: Roma inclusion and child poverty & well-being. This report marked International Roma Day - 8 April 2013.

Published May 8, 2013 11:39 AM

Written by Janet Moyles this information sheet explores what is play and its importance to and for children’s development in the early years (birth to seven years old). It also explores the importance of adult roles, advocacy and the child’s right to play

Published May 1, 2013 01:55 PM
The Grotius Centre has announced a new summer course on international children's rights for this summer in close cooperation with Professor Ton Liefaard, Professor of Children's Rights (UNICEF chair) at Leiden Law School and Professor Julia Sloth-Nielsen, University of the Western-Cape, who will coordinate the course.  
Published Apr. 26, 2013 11:07 AM
Published Sep. 25, 2008 07:57 PM

The objective of this project was to create a framework that included monitoring and reporting guidelines for reporting on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, linking children’s rights within the human rights context to environmental and health rights through the harmonisation of various monitoring and reporting systems.  

Published Sep. 12, 2008 10:44 AM

NOVA is a research institute under the auspices of the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research. The aim of the institute is to develop knowledge and understanding of social conditions and processes of change. We focus on issues of life-course events, level of living conditions and aspects of life-quality as well as on programmes and services provided by the welfare system.

Published Sep. 11, 2008 11:31 AM

The Children's Institute UCT seeks to contribute to policies, laws and interventions that promote equality, realise the rights and improve the prospects of all children in South Africa. Established at UCT in 2001, the CI seeks to bring about positive change in the lives of children through a complex but carefully honed combination of social and legal research, multiple level evidence-based advocacy and public engagement, capacity-building, and a communications strategy designed to reach diverse audiences. 

Published July 30, 2008 02:18 PM

Eurochips acts as a voice for prisoners' children when boosting awareness among the public, judges, schools, childcare professionals, prison staff and relevant organizations and administrations. It provides forums to foster the exchange of ideas and good practice for children with imprisoned parents. It is building a resource center to provide more accurate statistics on the number of children affected, explore the psychological and social impact of a parent's incarceration, and highlight the importance of maintaining family ties.

It also trains professionals and volunteers.

Published July 30, 2008 02:13 PM

Eurochips acts as a voice for prisoners' children when boosting awareness among the public, judges, schools, childcare professionals, prison staff and relevant organizations and administrations. It provides forums to foster the exchange of ideas and good practice for children with imprisoned parents. It is building a resource center to provide more accurate statistics on the number of children affected, explore the psychological and social impact of a parent's incarceration, and highlight the importance of maintaining family ties.

It also trains professionals and volunteers.

Published July 28, 2008 11:11 AM

INCHES - the International Research and Information Network on Children's Health, Environment and Safety is a global network of people and organisations interested in promoting the protection of children from environmental and safety hazards. INCHES is also a former Childwatch International project. Inches still runs as a global network of people and organisations interested in promoting the protection of children from environmental and safety hazards. 

Published July 25, 2008 02:32 PM

ILO's page on the International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC) is an extensive site offering facts and figures on child labour, as well as on IPEC and its initiatives. There is also a list of IPEC publications and documents.  

Published July 10, 2008 04:12 PM

The Children’s Issues Centre aims to make a difference in children’s lives by improving policy and practice relating to children, young people and their families/whānau. The Centre serves as an interdisciplinary forum for researchers, practitioners, policy makers and students with an interest in advancing knowledge about children’s development, well-being and rights. The Centre's research, teaching and advocacy is underpinned by its commitment to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and how this is honoured within Aotearoa New Zealand.

Published July 10, 2008 02:36 PM

The CCYP promotes the status of children and young people in research, policy and practice. It brings together four important strands: an interdisciplinary approach; a focus on research, education and advocacy for children and young people; an emphasis on cross-sectoral partnerships to promote evidence-based policy and practice and the inclusion and participation of children and young people.