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Webpages tagged with «children's rights»

Published Sep. 25, 2008 7:57 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 July 30, 2008 2:18 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 25, 2008 2:32 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 30, 2008 2:13 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, 2013 1:15 PM

The African Child Policy Forum (ACPF) has recently developed a Position Paper: Towards an African Position on Children and the Post-2015 Development Agenda. The Paper is the outcome of a review of ACPF’s extensive research on child rights and wellbeing in Africa over the past decade. The Position Paper is complemented by a Situational Analysis of Children in Africa, entitled Africa's Children and the Post-2015 Development Agenda.

Published May 8, 2013 3:23 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 July 1, 2013 4:21 PM

Global Studies of Childhood (GSC) is a peer-reviewed, internationally focused, online research journal. The journal provides an opportunity for researchers, university and college students and professionals who are interested in issues associated with childhood in education, family, and community contexts from a global perspective to present, share and discuss their work. Check out the latest volume: Volume 3 Number 2 2013

Published May 21, 2013 1:20 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 July 18, 2013 3:30 PM

This conversation is an opportunity for practitioners and researchers involved or interested in the power of persuasion tactics to share their experiences, questions, challenges and ideas. From August 19 to 23, 2013

Published July 10, 2008 2:36 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.

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 July 10, 2008 4:12 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 May 8, 2013 3:01 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 3:00 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 July 9, 2015 6:18 PM

KidsRights Index 2014 now available. The KidsRights Index is the global measurement tool launched by the Erasmus University Rotterdam (International Institute of Social Studies and Erasmus School of Economics) that assesses the observance of rights of the child included in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child in all countries in the world for which data is available.

Published June 10, 2013 2:31 PM

This paper is one of a series of papers in a research project, The Power of Numbers: A Critical Review of MDG Targets for Human Development and Human Rights. Motivated by a concern with the consequences of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) beyond the achievement of the 2015 targets, the Project seeks to explore their broader policy and programmatic implications.

 

Published July 9, 2015 7:21 PM

The second CSSP International Conference 2015, organized by the Women’s University in Africa and supported by UNICEF Zimbabwe and the Swedish International Developmental Cooperation Agency (SIDA). will focus on Tracking child rights through researchDeadline for abstracts 30 July 2015.

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 Aug. 23, 2013 11:36 AM

Within the framework of the Master of Advanced Studies in Children’s Rights (MCR), a two year post-graduate training programme on children’s rights, organised conjointly by the Institut Universitaire Kurt Bösch (IUKB), in Sion (Switzerland) and the University of Fribourg (Switzerland), auditors are being accepted to participate at one or several modules of the programme.

Published Apr. 26, 2013 11:07 AM
Published July 29, 2013 9:05 AM
Published July 18, 2013 4:56 PM

The African Child Policy Forum (ACPF) has recently developed a Position Paper: Towards an African Position on Children and the Post-2015 Development Agenda. The Paper is the outcome of a review of ACPF’s extensive research on child rights and wellbeing in Africa over the past decade. The Position Paper is complemented by a Situational Analysis of Children in Africa, entitled Africa's Children and the Post-2015 Development Agenda.

Published Aug. 26, 2013 12:03 PM

Children's Rights Erasmus Academic Network (CREAN) Conference: Children's Rights Research: from Theory to Practice with the support of the Lifelong Learning Programme of the European Union. Deadline for Registration: September 15 2013

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.