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29 Feb 2012
‘Bianet’ reports that juveniles were detained on the grounds of political issues but were put in cells together with convicts who were not political prisoners and who allegedly physically and sexually abused them at the Pozant? Prison...
17 Feb 2012
‘Today’s Zaman’ reports that fifty children were killed by land mines, bombs and random gunfire in 2011, according to a report titled _*“Children’s Right to Life”_ released by the Children’s Rights Center and Agenda Child...
07 Feb 2012
‘Hurriyet Daily News’ reports that the UNICEF and Turkey made a joint appeal to the international community yesterday to raise $1.28 billion in humanitarian assistance in 2012 to help the millions of children affected by conflict and...
06 Feb 2012
‘Today’s Zaman’ reports that EU Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighborhood Policy Stefan Füle has said there has been no significant progress in the fight against child labor in Turkey. European firms will be...
12 Jan 2012
‘PressTV’ reports that a Turkish lawmaker says one third of Turkish women have married when they were underage. The lawmaker believes that old traditions and economic factors are among the main reasons behind the issue.It seems that...
06 Jan 2012
‘Hurriyet Daily News’ reports that the Children’s Rights Summit and Development Association has asked for full protection of children’s rights and measures to eradicate child labor in proposals for the new constitution submitted to...
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...

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