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The week in children's rights - 1489
what-we-do22 Jul 2016
The latest global news on children's rights, with this week's coverage on civil society crackdowns, sexual and gender-based violence and refugees.
ROMANIA: The ‘legal black hole’ for children in institutions
publications20 Jul 2016
Abandoned by his mother at birth, Valentin Câmpeanu eventually died in a Romanian orphanage. Two NGOs brought a case to the European Court of Human Rights to get accountability for the way he was treated and to help prevent similar abuses.
COMMUNICATION: How to talk to children about traumatic events
publications15 Jul 2016
Considering that children follow events on TV, the internet and other media, this page offers some basic rules on how you can communicate with children when dramatic events occur.
CRC ELECTIONS 2016: New committee members elected
news-archive1 Jul 2016
Nine new members have been elected to the Committee on the Rights of the Child after elections on 30 June.

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DEATH PENALTY: Submission for the Secretary-General's report on the death penalty 2016
14 Apr 2016
CRIN is campaigning for the abolition of inhuman sentencing of children,...
ZIMBABWE: UPR submission on inhuman sentencing
21 Mar 2016
Our research indicates that in Zimbabwe, people may lawfully be sentenced to life imprisonment for offences committed while under the age of 18 and males under the age of 18 may be sentenced to corporal punishment.
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