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Sotto: You are wildly wrong on criminalising children
news-archive25 Sep 2018
Vicente Sotto III has cited our research on the minimum age of criminal responsibility to support his reforms that would lower this age in his country, but allowing younger children to be held criminally responsible ignores evidence of what effectively reduces crime among children.
Romania's referendum threatens children's rights
news-archive25 Sep 2018
A coalition of conservative and anti-LGBT hate groups are trying to use children’s rights as an excuse to redefine marriage in Romania, in a way which will inevitably run counter to children’s best interests  
Nepal banned toxic children’s toys - is it now planning to bring them back?
news-archive18 Sep 2018
After an NGO helped convince the government to enact safety standards, Nepal‘s leaders are now planning to weaken regulations on how much toxic material is allowed in children’s toys. What caused this U-turn?
Best interests and the prohibition of violence: FGM and non-refoulement before the CRC
publications29 Aug 2018
The Committee on the Rights of the Child published its first views under the third Optional Protocol to the CRC this year. Learn more about the decision and its importance.

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