Child protection

A handbook for parliamentarians


Date of publication:  01 Jan 2004 Authors:  Dan O Donnell Publisher:  Inter-Parliamentary Union Publication type:  Toolkit / Handbook / Manual

This handbook addresses all of those functions. It does so in general terms, and with regard to ten specific child protection issues: birth registration and the right to identity; protection of children in armed conflict; sexual exploitation of children; trafficking and sale of children; harmful traditional practices; violence and neglect; alternative care; juvenile justice; child labour; and the rights of child victims.The handbook includes examples of the many ways in which Parliaments and their members around the world have responded to the challenges of child protection through laws, policies, advocacy and other means.

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