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LIBERIA: Firing back at Firestone
6/Mar/2015 Publication
By the early 2000s, Harbel, Liberia, a town founded by giant American tyre manufacture Firestone, had become synonymous with child labour. A legal case brought against Firestone by 23 workers garnered massive media attention and led to significant changes at the 220 square mile rubber plantation which thousands of labourers called home.
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Accessing justice for violations of children’s rights in care institutions
21/Mar/2017 Guide Section
Guide detailing the legal and practical tools available to end violations of children's rights in institutional care, and to provide information on redress.
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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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Juvenile justice: CRIN's submission to the OHCHR on discrimination in the justice system
1/Mar/2017 Publication
CRIN's submission for the OHCHR report on non-discrimination and the administration of justice.
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KUWAIT: Inhuman sentencing of children
14/Feb/2017 Publication
On 1 January 2017, legislation came into force that allows children to be lawfully sentenced to death and life imprisonment for crimes committed when they were 16 or older.
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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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CHILDREN'S RIGHTS AND BUSINESS: CRIN's submission on the draft ICESCR General Comment
20/Jan/2017 Publication
This submission represents the views of the Child Rights International Network (CRIN) (​www.crin.org​) on the proposed...
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JOINT STATEMENT: Child Justice Advocacy Group calls on government of the Philippines to reject MACR reforms
13/Jan/2017 Publication
The Child Justice Advocacy Group calls on the government of the Philippines to reject proposals to lower the minimum age of criminal responsibility
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UNITED STATES: Decriminalising children exploited for prostitution is not 'legalisation'
11/Jan/2017 Publication
The internet has been ablaze over the last few weeks after incendiary comments from California lawmaker Travis Allen about his state 'legalising child prostitution'. Here are a few reasons why he is so wrong.
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