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Global issues related to rights of children

Crime Against Children (National Crime Bureau of India)


Children's Rights Alliance

 This link is related with Children's Rights Alliance, which is a coalition of over 90 non-governmental organisations (NGOs) working to secure the rights and needs of children in Ireland, by campaigning for the full implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. It aims to improve the lives of all children under 18, through securing the necessary changes in Ireland's laws, policies and services.


Child Soldier Relief Foundation (CSR)

It is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization designated by the Internal Revenue Code, is to advocate on behalf of child soldiers by serving as a central repository of information on all topics relating to the topic of child soldiers.  CSR researchers gather, analyze and report on relevant news, publications, legislation, treaties, events, and media, including films, books, documentaries, television shows, for dissemination on the CSR website to advance four basic goals:



 War Child International Network

War Child International is a network of independent organisations, working across the world to help children affected by war. War Child was founded upon a fundamental goal: to advance the cause of peace through investing hope in the lives of children caught up in the horrors of war. War Child works in many different conflict areas around the world, helping hundreds of thousands of children every year. Please find out how YOU can help these innocent victims of war!

Source: http://www.warchild.org/links_resources/childrenandconflict/childrenandconflict.html


Canadian Children's Rights Council

The Canadian Children's Rights Council, is a non-profit, non-governmental educational and advocacy organization concerned with Canadian children's human rights and responsibilities. Since 2003 over 18,430,000 unique Internet visitors have visited this site to learn about child rights in Canada. Every month we get visitors from over 160 countries. The two days with the most visitors in 2008 were February 12 with 48,301 visitors and July 13 with 18,110 visitors. Many thanks to all the volunteers from Goulds, NF to Comox, BC who made our website a success.

Source: http://www.canadiancrc.com/links.aspx


Child Rights Floor

This floor is moderated by the Child Rights Information Network, CRIN, with support from other organizations and institutions on the House Committee. The Child Rights Floor points the way to the all the best child rights information on the world wide web .

Source: http://www.child-abuse.com/childhouse/childrens_rights/


UN Documents on Children Affected by Armed Conflict

An extraordinary impetus now exists for the application of international standards and norms that demonstrates the remarkable commitment of the international community to child protection in armed conflict. It is imperative to maintain that momentum in order to further advance the agenda and to better protect our children from war.

Source: http://www.un.org/children/conflict/english/keydocuments.html

UNHCR's Refworld

Refworld is the leading source of information necessary for taking quality decisions on refugee status. Refworld contains a vast collection of reports relating to situations in countries of origin, policy documents and positions, and documents relating to international and national legal frameworks. The information has been carefully selected and compiled from UNHCR's global network of field offices, Governments, international, regional and non-governmental organizations, academic institutions and judicial bodies.

Source: http://www.unhcr.org/refworld/children.html


Human Rights Index of United Nations Documents

The Universal Human Rights Index is a research tool brought to you by the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). The Index provides easy access to country-specific human rights information emanating from international Human rights mechanisms in the United Nations system. It compiles conclusions and recommendations addressed by UN independent experts to specific countries in view of improving the human rights situation.

Source: www.universalhumanrightsindex.org/.../search.do?lang.


WHO | Global Strategy for Women's and Children's Health

The “Global Strategy for Women’s and Children’s Health” sets out how we can work together to save women and children. The document was developed under the auspices of the United Nations Secretary-General with support and facilitation by The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health. Leaders from government, international organizations, business, academia, philanthropy, health professional associations and civil society have come together to develop this strategy, recognizing that the health of women and children is key to progress on all development goals. The Global Strategy calls for all partners to unite and take real action

Source: http://www.who.int/pmnch/activities/jointactionplan/en/index.html


UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre

The UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre in Florence, Italy, was established in 1988 to strengthen the research capability of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and to support its advocacy for children worldwide. The Centre, formally known as the International Child Development Centre, has as its prime objectives to improve international understanding of the issues relating to children's rights, to promote economic policies that advance the cause of children, and to help facilitate the full implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child in industrialized and developing countries.



Childwatch International Research Network

The Childwatch International Research Network is a global, non-profit, nongovernmental network of institutions that collaborate in child research for the purpose of promoting child rights and improving children’s well-being around the world. It was founded in 1993 as a response from the research community to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, an instrument for changing the focus of research and for ensuring that the perspectives of children are heard. The Convention is the basis for the Network’s common agenda.

Source: http://www.childwatch.uio.no/research/child-labour-working-children/


Children Rights Alliance fore England

CRAE protects the human rights of children by lobbying government and others who hold power, by bringing or supporting test cases and by using regional and international human rights mechanisms. We provide free legal information and advice, raise awareness of children’s human rights, and undertake research about children’s access to their rights. We mobilise others, including children and young people, to take action to promote and protect children's human rights. Each year we publish a review of the State of children's rights in England.

Source: http://www.crae.org.uk/rights/links.html



The Children and Armed Conflict Unit is a joint project of the Children's Leagal Center and theHuman Rights Centre at the University of Essex. The Children and Armed Conflict Unit is not responsible for the content of external websites. Links are for informational purposes only. A link does not imply an endorsement of the linked site or its contents.



The University of Minnesota Human Rights Library

The University of Minnesota Human Rights Library houses one of the largest collections of more than sixty thousand core human rights documents, including several hundred human rights treaties and other primary international human rights instruments. The site also provides access to more than four thousands links and a unique search device for multiple human rights sites. This comprehensive research tool is accessed by more than a 250,000 students, scholars, educators, and human rights advocates monthly from over 150 countries around the world. Documents are available in nine languages - Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish and Swedish.

Source: http://www1.umn.edu/humanrts/links/children.html


The European Federation for Street Children

The European Federation for Street Children EFSC) is a Luxembourg-based association committed on a non-profit basis to the improvement of the rights and situations of children at risk and particularly street children. As a European network, it acts as a platform for lobbying and advocacy towards the European Union, it provides non-governmental organisations committed to this cause with information and advice concerning all children and youth-related policies and assistance programmes of the EU and facilitates the exchange of best practice between them.



The Children's Guardian

The Children's Guardian is responsible for promoting the best interests and rights of children and young people in out-of-home care. It The Children's Guardian is also responsible for regulating the employment in NSW of children who are under 15 years of age for entertainment, exhibition, still photography and door-to-door sales, and children who are under 16 years of age for any type of modelling. We look out for the welfare and safety of these children.

Source: http://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/links


Child Related Issues

The Mission of this web is to educate the girl child in the developing world, by creating sustainable educational environments that enables girls to break the cycle of poverty. To ensure the inherent dignity and inalienable rights of all girl children to education, economic freedom, justice, health and peace. To encourage and advocate for the best interests of the girl child through appropriate legislative, administrative, social, and educational measures to protect the girl child from any abuse, exploitation, and denial of the child’s right to an education and working in conjunction to empower women’s groups with education and economic prospects to best facilitate the support of girl education.

Source: http://www.tolovechildren.org/resources/child_related_issues.htm


Human Rights Law Network

The Human Rights Law Network (HRLN) is a collective of lawyers and social activists dedicated to the use of legal system to advance human rights. HRLN collaborates with social movements, human rights organizations, and grass-roots development groups to enforce the rights of children, dalits, people with disabilities, farmers, HIV positive people, the homeless, indigenous people, prisoners, refugees, religious and sexual minorities, women, and workers, among others. HRLN provides pro bono legal services, conducts public interest litigation, engages in advocacy, conducts legal awareness programmes, investigates violations, publishes 'know your rights' materials, and participates in campaigns.

Source: http://www.hrln.org/hrln/


India Together

India Together provides in-depth information & news on the issues that matter covering 15 major topics and over 15 states. India Together also helps leaders, experts, practitioners, scholars and artists take their ideas, insights and concerns expeditiously to an interested national and global audience. India Together (IT) is an electronic publication devoted to coverage of public affairs, policy, and development in India, providing news in proportion to the country's broad development experiences. The publication is edited and published from Bangalore by two lead editors, Subramaniam Vincent and Ashwin Mahesh who are also the cofounders. Mahesh and Vincent work with a team of 35-40 freelance writers, who range from reporters and commentators to development professionals and scholars. India Together has been in publication since 1998. Over 2900 articles have been published, as of mid-2010.

Source: http://www.indiatogether.org/child/


Right to Education Portal

This portal is a One Stop resource for all interested in the Right to Education Act in India. Here you can find news, events, blog discussions, legislation and analysis. Follow the process to get portal updates by subscribing our RSS feeds. Behind the RTE Portal is the RTE Coalition – a collaborative effort that want to nurture a democratic space where each coalition partner - and interested citizen/ teacher/ parent/ stakeholder - will be able to strategize and contribute as to make universal elementary education a reality in India. The most visible component of the coalition is this RTE Portal but also the physical events and real life discussion that flow out of its networks and ideas.

Sourec: http://righttoeducation.in/about-us

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