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09 Dec 2011
‘Today’s Zaman’ reports that the lead up to Human Rights Day, an occasion celebrated annually on December 10, has seen human rights-related events and festivals get under way around the globe. Speaking at the official event...
22 Nov 2011
‘Bianet’ reports that the first report on the situation of children that compares all 30 OECD member states revealed that Turkey ranks in the bottom row regarding health, environment, education and the financial situation of children....
18 Nov 2011
‘The New York Times’ reports on a film, entitled “Child Brides”, which is the result of an 18-month information and awareness campaign conducted by the “Flying Broom” women’s rights group, which included seminars, conferences and...
05 Oct 2011
‘Bianet’ reports that on the World Children’s Day 2011, a part of imprisoned children in Turkey is still being kept in adult prisons. According to the European Union (EU) 2010 Progress Report, the number of violations of children...
13 Sep 2011
‘Today’s Zaman’ reports that Turkey’s Official Gazette announced that the Convention on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse introduced by the Council of Europe is now officially in force in...
22 Jun 2011
‘Bianet’ reports that during a panel discussion organised on the International Day against Child Labour, Assoc. Prof. Ferdi Tan?r emphasized that that children who are working under unhealthy conditions today cannot develop into healthy...
20 Apr 2011
‘Daily News’ reports that as part of a project to raise awareness of cultural heritage among children, the “Friendship Train” will visit several Turkish cities and towns for five days. For the project, organized in collaboration with...
08 Mar 2011
‘Today’s Zaman’ reports of a workshop to mark International Women’s Day, but also highlights that the Ankara Bar Association will sign a protocol to allow free legal counsel for women and children – victims of domestic...
28 Feb 2011
‘Today’s Zaman’ reports of the 1st Turkish Children’s Rights Congress with the participation of 4000 students between 11 and 18. On this occasion a survey was published in which a large majority of children complain about...
21 Jan 2011
‘Bianet’ reports that while amendments have been made to the Turkish laws to not persecute children under anti-terrorism laws for attending demonstrations, the problem is still going on. Children are imprisoned now for being members of...

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