After the Darfur genocide, the United Nations sent in 20,000 peacekeepers with a single mission -- to protect the region's civilians. A Foreign Policy investigation details why they failed, and what the U.N. knew about it.
The United Nations human rights chief today condemned the rampant use of torture, including allegedly of children, in detention facilities across Syria by Government forces and some armed opposition groups.
Child sexual abuse in the Catholic Church was the focus on the Committee on the Rights of the Child's review of the Holy See in January 2014. CRIN reported live from Geneva - read our unofficial minutes.
Belgium's Parliament has voted through an amendment to its 2002 euthanasia law extending the right to die to children who are incurably sick and suffering extreme pain. CRIN welcomes this ground-breaking move for children's rights.