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U.S. Standing Alone Against Children, Will not Ratify Convention on the Rights of the Child
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UNITED NATIONS, New York Despite widespread condemnation of child marriage, the practice persists around the world, perpetuated by a toxic mix of poverty and gender inequality. Its effects are devastating, yet the issue is often deeply ... UNFPA, 2 weeks ago
Child labor persists in the Philippines Manila Times, 2 weeks ago
Few immediate changes once Tonga ratifies CEDAW says UN ABC Radio Australia, 3 weeks ago
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UN's Ban welcomes Tonga ratification of key gender equality convention; Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses the High-level Event on Every Women, Every Child , Saving Lives, Protecting Futures. UN Photo/Mark Garten

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has commended the Government of Tonga for its decision to ratify the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, otherwise known as CEDAW. In a statement issued earlier ...
 Bloomberg1 week ago ECOSOC United Nations Economic and Social Counci : Activities of Secretary-General in Japan, 13-17 March  4 Traders1 week ago

USA slammed for shocking mistreatment of children

Special Rapporteur Juan Méndez notes US policy violates international human rights law Sarah Lazare A United Nations human rights expert strongly condemned the U.S. on Tuesday for being the only State in the world that still sentences ...
 RINF.com3 weeks ago Cruel and Inhuman: Death in Prison Sentences for US Children  Fars News Agency2 weeks ago Cruel and Inhuman: US slammed by UN as only nation that sentences children to die in prison  Sott.net2 weeks ago Ending child marriages: more needs to be done  Daily Times2 weeks ago
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Interviews Available: Women's Human Rights Activists Mark 20 Years Since Beijing

NEW YORK, NY - As thousands of advocates convene at the United Nations, interviews are available with activist leaders creating local and global strategies to promote women's human rights. This annual UN gathering of the Commission on the Status ...
 Common Dreams3 weeks ago Role of Women for Nonviolence through Peace Education  The E-Seoul Post3 weeks ago Promoting Women's Interests in Nation Building [opinion]  Individual.com3 weeks ago Why Women's Day belongs to the girl child  Daily Times2 weeks ago

US condemned by UN torture expert for children given life in prison without parole

19:17 Reuters The United Nations special rapporteur on torture has chastised the United States in a new report for being the only country that continues to allow children to be imprisoned for life without the possibility of release. The ...
 Russia Today3 weeks ago U.S. Is Only Country In World To Imprison Children For Life Without Parole, Says UN Expert On Torture  Hngn.com3 weeks ago Families urge UN to end term incompatible with life  Christian Institute3 weeks ago
Canberra Times

Abbott's bullying doesn't change torture facts

A United Nations report says Australia is in breach of the UN Convention Against Torture because of aspects of its treatment of refugees held in detention on Nauru and Manus Island. Prime Minister Tony Abbott has attacked the UN for that criticism.
 Canberra Times3 weeks ago United Nations responds to Tony Abbott's comments about refugee rights breach  Mind Food3 weeks ago Julian Burnside: Tony Abbott is a bully over UN Convention Against Torture  Sydney Morning Herald3 weeks ago Tony Abbott is a bully over UN Convention Against Torture  Sydney Morning Herald3 weeks ago

ASEAN calls for child protection in conflict zones

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) called on the United Nations (UN) and international organisations to intensify efforts to protect children during armed conflict at a UN Security Council's open debate in New York on March 25. ...
 VietnamPlus6 days ago Union takes PS policies to UN  PSNews3 weeks ago

UNICEF challenges online publishers to create space for children on their platforms

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has challenged Online Publishers to create space in their platforms for issues concerning children. Rising from a two-day dialogue with members of the Guild of Corporate Online Publishers (GOCOP) in ...
 Nigerian Voice1 week ago UNICEF partners with Online Publishers to promote child rights  Nigerian Voice1 week ago

Brunei urged to raise minimum age of marriage

THE United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has urged Brunei to raise the minimum age of marriage to 18, honouring its commitments as a party to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). Wivina Belmonte, UNICEF's representative to ...
 Brunei Times2 weeks ago

Number of reported child abductions down drastically a year after Hague Convention

The Foreign Ministry said Thursday it had received 110 requests from parents seeking either the return of children taken by the other parent or visitation access under the Hague Convention on cross-border child custody disputes, nearly a year after ...
 Japan Times6 days ago Mandatory measures not the way to grow China's families  MyPaper.sg2 weeks ago Woman has the right to have another child or not: Expert  Asiaone3 weeks ago Woman's right whether to have another child  Ecns.cn3 weeks ago
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