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DEPRIVATION OF LIBERTY: New resources and statistics
1 Mar 2017 News
New resources on children deprived of their liberty, including a compilation of statistics on children detained in the criminal justice system across almost 180 countries.
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AUSTRALIA: Extent of abuse in Catholic church in Australia revealed - 4,444 victims
6 Feb 2017 News
A royal commission into institutional responses to child sexual abuse released damning statistics on the scale of the crisis within the Catholic Church.
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FRANCE: Results of corporal punishment 'ban' not certain
5 Jan 2017 News
Lawmakers in France have banned physical violence against children, with the passing of the Equality and Citizenship bill, but it may not be the victory it seems.
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MOLDOVA: Children protest outcome of presidential election
7 Dec 2016 News
In Moldova protests were held after the election of a "pro-Russian" president on 14 November.
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PRESS RELEASE: Manfred Nowak appointed to lead study on Children Deprived of Liberty
25 Oct 2016 News
Manfred Nowak has been appointed as the independent expert who will lead the long-awaited Global Study on Children Deprived of Liberty.
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FRANCE: Life imprisonment sentences for children abolished
21 Oct 2016 News
France has become the latest country to ban life imprisonment for children.
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CHILE: Child deaths in State care were significantly underestimated
19 Oct 2016 News
Hundreds of children and adults under the care or supervision of the National Service of Minors (SENAME) in Chile have...
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Request for materials: Online child rights training
21 Sep 2016 News
A request from UNICEF relating to materials to be used in an online staff training course.
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PRESS RELEASE: High-level summit to address large movements of refugees and migrants
19 Sep 2016 News
Statement from a group of NGOs, including CRIN, calling for expeditious and complete end to the immigration detention of children.
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NIGERIA: Child bride released from death row
9 Sep 2016 News
After three years on death row, a child bride accused of murder has been released from prison.
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CRC ELECTIONS 2016: New committee members elected
1 Jul 2016 News
Nine new members have been elected to the Committee on the Rights of the Child after elections on 30 June.
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CRC ELECTIONS 2016: Profiles of the candidates
15 Jun 2016 News
CRIN has profiled this year's candidates for election to the Committee on the Rights of the Child by highlighting their experience in the field of children's rights and collecting their thoughts on key emerging children's rights issues.
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