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UNITED KINGDOM: Staff fired after claims of mistreatment at G4S-run young offender unit
14 Jan 2016 News
Four staff have been sacked following allegations of mistreatment of children at a young offender institution.
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ARMED CONFLICT: Deprived of school, future of 24 million children in conflict zones under threat
13 Jan 2016 News
[12 January 2016] – Nearly 24 million children living in crisis zones in 22 strife-torn countries are being deprived of a...
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UNITED STATES: Supreme Court rejects Nestle bid to throw out child slavery suit
12 Jan 2016 News
The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected a bid by Nestle SA and two other companies to throw out a lawsuit seeking to hold them liable for the use of child slaves in Ivory Coast.
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8 Jan 2016 News
To make our newsletters more reliable we are about to change the way we send our CRINmails. To continue receiving our children’s rights news and analysis, existing users will need to re-subscribe to CRINmail.  
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CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: UN peacekeepers face new allegations of sexually abusing children
6 Jan 2016 News
UN peacekeepers are facing new allegations of sexual abuse in the Central African Republic involving four young girls, according to the UN spokesman.
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ZAMBIA: UN experts dismayed by presidential pardon of convicted rapist and his appointment as GBV ambassador
23 Dec 2015 News
Two UN human rights experts have urged the Zambian Government to end the impunity of Zambian singer Clifford Dimba, convicted in 2014 for the rape of a 14-year-old girl and later made an ambassador on gender-based violence.
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UN: Summary of report into sexual abuse by peacekeepers
18 Dec 2015 News
The long-awaited report on the response of the United Nations' handling of sexual abuse of children by peacekeepers was published yesterday.  
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CHILD PROTECTION: New online resource for organisations to check if they are doing all they can to keep children safe
15 Dec 2015 News
Keeping Children Safe has just released an easy to use online self-audit to determine an organisations strengths and...
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UNITED KINGDOM: Top judge leads calls to scrap mandatory daily Christian worship in schools
7 Dec 2015 News
Schools in the UK should not be required to provide daily acts of worship of a Christian character according reforms proposed by a top-level inquiry into faith in multicultural Britain.
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UNITED KINGDOM: Top judge leads calls to scrap mandatory daily Christian worship in schools
7 Dec 2015 News
Schools in the UK should not be required to provide daily acts of worship of a Christian character according reforms proposed by a top-level inquiry into faith in multicultural Britain.
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ASIA-PACIFIC: Region facing a ‘hidden epidemic’ of HIV among adolescents, new report finds
1 Dec 2015 News
On the occasion of World AIDS Day 2015, UNICEF, UNAIDS and partners release the report: 'Adolescents: Under the Radar in the Asia-Pacific AIDS Response' .
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SAUDI ARABIA: More than 50 people, including several arrested as children, will reportedly be executed soon
30 Nov 2015 News
Saudi Arabia allegedly plans to execute more than 50 people convicted of terrorism, including two sentenced as children, two Saudi newspapers reported this week.
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