Latest research and analysis on children's rights issues

GUATEMALA: Survivors of Hogar Seguro Virgen de la Asunción at risk
22 Mar 2017 Publication
Between March 7-11, 2017 investigators from Disability Rights International (DRI) visited Guatemala. DRI visited Hogar...
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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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What does 'radicalisation' mean for children’s rights in different regions?
23 Jan 2017 Publication
Here we look at how the term 'radicalisation' is used and what it means for children in the United Kingdom, Francophone countries, the Middle East and North Africa and Eastern Europe and Central Asia.  
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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) (​​) on the proposed...
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CORPORAL PUNISHMENT: Ending legalised violence against children - Global progress to December 2016
19 Jan 2017 Publication
The annual global report of the Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children, celebrating progress towards universal prohibition of corporal punishment.
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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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ARGENTINA: Juvenile life sentences breached human rights standards
11 Jan 2017 Publication
Five Argentinian children were sentenced to life in prison, suffering grievous ill-treatment and incarceration for years before their cases were heard by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights.
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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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UNITED KINGDOM: State of Children's Rights in England 2016
5 Jan 2017 Publication
The latest ‘State of Children’s Rights in England’ report from Children's Rights Alliance England.
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CLIMATE CHANGE: CRIN's submission to the OHCHR
23 Dec 2016 Publication
CRIN's submission for the report of the Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights on climate change and the enjoyment of children's rights. 
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