Documentation Materials

Child abandonment: a Form of Violence

Child abandonment is the leaving of a child on his or her own without any intention of returning to...

Deprivation : A form of Violence against Children

Deprivation may be defined as a “state of observable and demonstrable disadvantage relative to the...

Violence Against Children: Domestic Violence

Domestic violence most commonly refers to physical and emotional abuse used by one person in a (...

Harm Reduction: Children and Drug Use

Today, the 'war on drugs' has become an acceptable part of global political rhetoric, and often...

Form of Violence against Children: Death Penalty for Juveniles

Imposing the death penalty on people under the age of 18 is forbidden by international law. Article...

Violence Agaisnt Children: Hazardous child labour

Hazardous child labour is defined by Article 3 (d) of the 1999 International Labour Organisation (...

What is Extra-judicial executions of children?

The Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions explains that the term “...

Children’s Education and Cultural rights

Access to quality education and the ability to learn about and enjoy one’s own culture are...

Education: Civil and Political Rights in Schools

"Children do not lose their human rights by virtue of passing through the school gates....", the...

What are children’s economic rights

Poverty can have a severely negative impact on a child’s development. Their health and education...

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