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Adem Arkadas-Thibert currently works an independent expert on the rights of the child. Adem does research in Qualitative Social Research, Social Theory and Social Policy. He is currently involved in the 'GlobalChild' at University of Victoria, BC, Canada.
Children that are living without parents should be given a special support. Governments should do as much as possible to avoid sending children to orphanages. (Eastern Europe)
‘Government should help provide housing and clothing facilities to the children that will help us realise our potentials.’ (Africa)
‘By promoting the differences through accepting their holidays, respecting their important days, celebrating important days connected with their tradition and culture.’ (Eastern Europe)
Government and schools have communication activities to raise awareness on preventing sexual abuse against children. (Asia-Pacific)
‘Government should provide birth certificates and medical reports to let the children know where they came from.’ (Asia-Pacific)
‘There should be awareness raising and campaigns through different mediums such as radio, TV, newspapers, forums and blogging on trafficking, abductions, child labour, child marriage and all forms of violation and discrimination against children and youths.’ (Africa).
‘There should be strong laws against child abduction and trafficking made by the government to protect the interest of children.’ (Africa).
This publication introduces readers to the “Indicators of Human Rights Cities”, produced under the “Human Rights City Project”, which is jointly initiated by the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law established at the Faculty of Law at Lund University of Sweden, the Union of Turkish World Municipalities and seven pilot mu...
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Commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) is one of the most heinous forms of child rights violations in in the world including in Turkey. While, in Turkey, national and local reports and studies mostly focus on sexual abuse of children, findings related to commercial sexual exploitation of children are extremely limited. There is almost no...
Public health inquires effects of social determinants on health and proposes preventive measures to eliminate these effects. It links aforementioned effects with child health and rights. Therefore, public health in a way protects child rights in health services by informing health sector in how to respect child rights in service delivery, how to in...
Children differ from adults in their development. Their needs are different—more critical as childhood is a short period which includes rapid and fragile cognitive, physical, psychological and social developmental stages. One of the most important developmental peaks happens in adolescence, from between the ages of ten and nineteen. If developmenta...
Can the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UN-CRC), to which 193 countries are signatory, be used as a tool to support developmental health in the early years? Improving early childhood development (ECD) requires finding ways for social determinants and child rights approaches to work together, which, to date, has not occurred. H...
This guide is developed with contributions from a wide range of stakeholders of a project implemented by UNICEF in South East Europe in four countries including Turkey to contribute to the efforts in monitoring violence against children. The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), as a universally accepted international law, pro...
United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) has universal recognition as the main human rights treaty providing international standards and a yardstick for fulfillment of children's rights. The Convention stipulates a monitoring system for countries that signed up to it. This system places international legal obligation on countries...
Nearly every country in the world has ratified the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). In so doing they have committed to ensuring that those rights are respected for every child. If children’s rights are to be realised, it is necessary for the adults, with whom they have contact, to understand and respect those rights. For example, teache...
When we talk about children at risk, we generally think about children at risk of being neglected and/or abused. However, global child health statistics tells us that all children are at risk of being killed, orphaned, neglected, and violated. Their rights are guaranteed under the Convention on the Rights of the Child, an international legal instru...