children rights

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An End to Violence against Children Worldwide Children worldwide suffer from abuse everyday. Not too many people are aware of the different kinds of abuse the children undergo-not because they don?t care, but because it is not publicized enough for anyone to do anything about it. Human rights groups have mainly focused on the rights of adults rather than children- chiefly the reason why this issue has not yet been solved. The maltreatment of children, let alone anyone, should not be tolerated anywhere. On the night of November 20th, 1989, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the world?s most widely ratified treaty in the world. They put together the Convention on the Rights of the Child, placing children?s rights on the world?s agenda. The Convention had promised children around the world the right to life, education, freedom and health care. In addition, it provides protection from many things: protection to those children in armed conflict; protection from discrimination against race or ethnicity; protection from torture or vindictive, inhuman or humiliating treatment or punishment; protection within the justice system and protection from economic utilization. In spite of the conventio Continue...


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Last but not least, the World Organization to Prevent TortureOMCT works against torment, summary executions, and forced disappearances, including such abuses against children. United Nations officials reported that government armed forces sustained recruiting young Liberians from refugee camps in the western part of Liberia. If you knew what was going on in your country to innocent children, would you, if you could, do something No one wants to know that the country they live in isnt living up to their word on wanting nothing better for their people other than happiness. The Human Rights Watch also recognized cases of Liberian mercenaries, including child soldiers, being recruited by the government of Cote dIvoire in refugee camps and transit centers in Abidjan or Nicla peace camp. The International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect backs up individuals and associations working to safeguard children from abuse and neglect. They establish the Childrens Rights 5 Division in 1994 to observe human rights abuses against children worldwide and to campaign, hopefully ending them. Such training should address how to treat children, including non-physical means of discipline, and issues such as sexual violence, harassment, and discrimination base on gender or sexual orientation; 4) Ensure that conditions of detention and incarceration meet international standards; 5) Ensure that the death penalty is never applied for crimes committed before age eighteen; 6) Remove from institutions abandoned children and children with disabilities wherever possible; reallocate resources devoted to institutional care to develop alternative humane, nondiscriminatory care; 7) Ensure the protection of children from the dangers of armed conflict and strictly adhere to the provisions of international humanitarian law; 8) End all recruitment of children as soldiers and ratify and implement the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict, depositing a binding declaration establishing a minimum age of least eighteen for voluntary recruitment into national armed forces; 9) Ratify and implement International Labor Organization Convention 182 on the Worst Forms of Child Labor; and most 8 importantly: ENSURE THAT CHILDREN KNOW AND UNDERSTAND THEIR HUMAN RIGHTS. They are kept captive in inhumane settings, even put into cells with adults. There were also reports of recruitment in Liberia (Tobli) and even in Ghana. They can adopt or adjust legislation to where they can eliminate any type of violence against children; In detail examine cases in which childrens human 7 rights have been violated and then take suitable action against those people or institutions (or whoever is held responsible). are the only two countries that have not yet ratified this treaty. We investigate all kinds of human rights abuses against children: the use of children as soldiers, the worst forms of child labor; torture of children by police; police violence against street children; conditions in correctional institutions and orphanages; corporal punishment in schools; mistreatment of refugee and migrant children; trafficking of children for labor and prostitution; discrimination in education because of race, gender, sexual orientation, or HIVAIDS; and sexual violence against girls and boys. Some examples of violence towards innocent children occur in Liberia, Congo, Israel, Burma, the Philippines, Rwanda, Sudan and El Salvador. For starters though, in regards to the United Nations, according to the Human Rights Watch, the General Assembly should request the Secretary-General to conduct an in-depth international study on the issue of violence against children, as thorough and influential as the Impact of Armed Conflict on children: Report of the Expert of the Secretary-General, Mrs.

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