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30 godina Konvencije o pravima djeteta
15 Nov 2019
On the occasion of the International Children's Rights Day-November 20 and the 30th birthday of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, the group of international child protection organizations in Bosnia and Herzegovina, composed of Hope and...
30 Aug 2019
The Hintalovon Children’s Rights Foundation was contacted by a parent asking for help to clarify which legal regulation applies to situations when a grandparent shares pictures of a child on social media without the parents’ permission (but with the...
07 Jun 2018
In May 2018, Praxis held four workshops with more than eighty girls from seventh and eighth grade on the topic of prevention and elimination of children, early and forced marriages and early dropouts of Roma pupils from the education system....
10 Aug 2016
The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) is a unique mechanism of the Human Rights Council (HRC) aimed at improving the human rights situation on the groun of each of the 193 United Nations (UN) Member States. Under this mechanism, the human rights...
28 Jul 2016
Human Rights Watch has produced a report detailing the number of children detained in war zones and the conditions they face in custody. Of course, data is hard to come by and these figures are estimates, the true numbers may be much higher. Many of...
01 Jun 2016
Catholic news Service reports that Pope Francis, in honor of International Children's Day on June 1st, is calling on Christians, both Orthodox and Catholic, to pray for Syrian children currently suffering because of the conflict. June 1st is...
01 Jun 2016
An article by the Consumer Health Digest outlines what International Children's day is, its origins and how it can be celebrated. The article details the origins of the day and how it came about, the principe and the message behind International...
21 Jul 2015
In an article on The Guardian provided by UNICEF, "free-to-play" or "freemium" games are criticised as violating children's rights through aggressive monetisation techniques, excessive data collection, and inappropriate advertising.  In 2013, the UK...

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