Appointment of the next High Commissioner for Human Rights
23 Mar 2018 News
The appointment of the new United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, due to take place later this year, is a...
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VACANCY: Spanish-speaking Legal Research Intern (paid)
21 Mar 2018 News
Child Rights International Network (CRIN) is accepting applications for the paid role of Spanish-speaking Legal Research...
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JUVENILE JUSTICE: World Congress on Justice for Children
15 Jan 2018 News
The World Congress on Justice for Children will be held from 28-30 May 2018 and will focus on global trends in three important areas.
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DEPRIVATION OF LIBERTY: Launch of new campaign site
22 Nov 2017 News
As the UN’s Global Study on Children Deprived of Liberty gets underway, CRIN is stepping up its work on children who are detained.
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International surrogacy arrangements and the drafting of 'Principles for a better protection of children’s rights'
10 Oct 2017 News
The International Social Service (ISS), together with a group of experts, are currently in the process of discussing the...
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GEORGIA: NGOs call for children's rights to be enshrined in new Constitution
23 Jun 2017 News
More than 40 civil society groups are calling on the Georgian government to write in explicit protections for children's rights in the country's new Constitution.
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ITALY: Abolishing youth courts would be 'a step in the wrong direction'
13 Jun 2017 News
Italy is considering abolishing its system of youth courts, but tens of thousands of people have urged them to reconsider. Learn more and sign their petition here.
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States must be held to account for violations of children's rights in conflict
2 Jun 2017 News
Open letter from 40 NGOs, including CRIN, on the UN's listing of States and Non-state actors which commit grave violations against children in conflict.
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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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