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16 Nov 2009
‘Hurriyet Daily News’ published a review of the current status of children’s rights in Turkey on the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the UNCRC. It highlights the lack of juvenile courts, the lack of an independent...
14 Nov 2009
The Council of Europe reports on its website that Commissioner Hammarberg, in his latest viewpoint stated that the implementation of the CRC “*_*has been less effective than we anticipated, mainly because of the *absence of a systematic,...
14 Nov 2009
‘RTE’ reports that there is a debate now in Irish Parliament about the re-regulation of prostitution. According to the party that initiate the motion 97% of the women involved in indoor prostitution were migrants, suspected victims...
14 Nov 2009
‘Ansamed’ reports that based on the fact that 41% of all Egyptian illegal migrants entering Italy were minors, most often unaccompanied ones, the Italian government started a campaign in Egypt addressing families and children,...
13 Nov 2009
‘Focus’ Information Agency reports the National Network for Children had a press conference at Council of Ministers. The organisation is advocating for the closure of all institution-like homes for children, for all-day education...
13 Nov 2009
‘Guardian’ reports that according to a new report to be published on the 20th anniversary of the CRC, Britain is criminalising children for things that would have been identified as pranks in the past. The national coordinator of the...
13 Nov 2009
‘The Press and Journal’ reports that the Scottish Government has earmarked funds for the prevention of sex trafficking during the planned Commonwealth Games in Scotland in 2014. A multi-agency group has already been set up to...
09 Nov 2009
‘UNICEF’ reports that its new report – ““Tracking Progress”:http://tdh-childprotection.org/component/option,com_doclib/task,showdoc/docid,877/” – on under-nutrition recently released shows that a...
09 Nov 2009
‘Guardian’ reports that a pilot project of the British Council will link young readers in the UK with their fellows in China, Ghana, Egypt and Pakistan. Children will e-mail counterparts abroad about the books they are discussing. The...
07 Nov 2009
‘Moldpres News Agency’ reports that the Prime Minister chaired the meeting of the national committee for combating human trafficking during which he said fighting and preventing human trafficking is a priority for the new government...

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