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A/HRC/13/46
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03/02/2010
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This report of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children is submitted to the Human Rights Council in accordance with General Assembly resolution 64/146.

Ms. Santos Pais assumed her position on 1 September 2009. In this preliminary report, she recalls the history leading up to the establishment of the position of the Special Representative, and the scope of the mandate, as defined by General...

A/RES/62/141
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22/02/2008
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 General Assembly Resolution 62/141 establishes the mandate of the Special Representative of the Secretary General on Violence against Children

A/61/299
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29/08/2006
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This report, which is based on the in-depth study of Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro, independent expert appointed by the Secretary-General pursuant to General-Assembly resolution 57/90 of 2002, provides a global picture of violence against children and proposes recommendations to prevent and respond to this issue. It provides information on the incidence of various types of violence against children within the family, schools,...

A/RES/56/138
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15/02/2002
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The General Assembly,

Reaffirming all of its...

A/RES/54/263
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25/05/2000
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Adopted and opened for signature, ratification and accession by General Assembly resolution A/RES/54/263 of 25 May 2000 entered into force on 18 January 2002

 

Status of ratification

A/RES/44/25
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20/11/1989
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Adopted and opened for signature, ratification and accession by General Assembly resolution 44/25 of 20 November 1989

Entry into force 2 September 1990, in accordance with article 49

Link to the text on the site of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

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06/03/2018
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rEda this booklet

 

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30/11/2017
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The IAHRC Report “Towards the effective fulfillment of children´s rights: National Protection Systems” formulates specific recommendations addressed primarily to States to strengthening their National Systems for the Protection of Children´s Rights so they can move decisively forward on the safeguard of children´s rights, including a special attention to children´s protection from all forms of violence....

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02/11/2017
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All children have the right to be protected from violence inflicted on them by anyone in their lives – whether parents, teachers, friends, romantic partners or strangers. And all forms of violence experienced by children, regardless of the nature or severity of the act, are harmful. Beyond the unnecessary hurt and pain it causes, violence undermines children’s sense of self-worth and hinders their development.

Yet violence...

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10/10/2017
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This book is about what ending violence against children takes, means and brings. It’s a celebration
of childhood and a manifesto for a world where children can grow with dignity and free from violence.
It gathers inspiring testimonies of people whose talent and time are bringing us closer to a world of
nonviolence for all children. The contributors are remarkable people of all ages and backgrounds....
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11/05/2017
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Diverse efforts at both EU and national levels sought to bolster fundamental rights protection in 2016, while some measures threatened to undermine such protection.

 

For refugees and migrants, legal avenues to reach Europe remained elusive, with authorities focusing on return policies, information technology systems to combat irregular migration, and on restricting family reunification. Racist and xenophobic reactions...

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15/12/2016
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PREFACE

Since the last Global Report on Trafficking in Persons in 2014 there have been a number of significant developments that reinforce this report’s importance, and place it at the heart of international efforts undertaken to combat human trafficking. Perhaps the most worrying development is that the movement of refugees and migrants, the largest seen since World War II, has arguably intensified since 2014. As this crisis has...

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19/10/2016
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LA NUEVA AGENDA URBANA

En la Conferencia Habitat III, los gobernantes se van a comprometer con la NUEVA AGENDA URBANA, una
declaración que tiene como objetivo trabajar en conjunto para construir mejores ciudades y sociedades más justas, seguras y acogedoras para todos. Teniendo en cuenta a quienes ahora vivimos en ellas y a los que vivirán en un futuro.

La Nueva Agenda Urbana es una gran...

A/70/267
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04/08/2016
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Summary
 
The present report responds to the request of the General Assembly in its resolution 68/146 that the Secretary-General submit a report on the implementation of the resolution. It contains a brief overview of international obligations and global commitments with respect to the girl child. It addresses progress and challenges in areas such as poverty, equity, education, health, nutrition, water, sanitation...
CRC/C/GC/19
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20/07/2016
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Committee on the Rights of the Child
General comment No. 19 (2016) on public budgeting for the realization of children’s rights (art. 4)

Introduction

1. Article 4 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child reads:

States parties shall undertake all appropriate legislative, administrative and other measures for the implementation of the rights recognized in the Convention. With regard to economic,...