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A multilingual international child rights Thesaurus, a tool for indexing and retrieving documents.

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Alphabetical section

This is the main section, with descriptors and non-descriptors interfiled in alphabetical order. It contains all of the applicable information about each descriptor:


Abduction  - 02.09   Fr    Es    Glossary   IRC site
   SN: Abduction for the purposes of exploitation. Do not confuse with illicit transfer.
   UF: Kidnapping
   BT: Child exploitation
   RT: CRC article 35
   NT: na
         Protection from abduction
         Sale and trafficking

Abduction Descriptor
02.09 Thematic display
Fr  Es Equivalents in English and French
Gl Glossary
IRC site Search the site
Google Search the net
SN indicates, if necessary, a scope note explaining how the descriptor is used. For descriptors based on the specialized terminology of the CRC, the Glossary should also be consulted;
UF (Used for) indicates a synonym from which a "use" reference has been made;
BT (Broader Term) indicates the term(s) immediately above the descriptor in the hierarchy to which it belongs. If the Broader Term is not the term at the top of the hierarchy (Top Term), then the Top Term is also indicated, preceded by one or more plus signs (+). One plus sign indicates that the Top Term is one level above the BT, two plus signs indicates that it is two levels above the BT, etc.;
NT (Narrower Term) indicates the term(s) immediately below the descriptor in the hierarchy;
RT (Related Term) indicates terms that are related in a non- hierarchical way to the descriptor;

Thematic display

This section is lists the descriptors by main theme according to a numerical code. Some descriptors appear under more than one theme.

Hierarchical display

This section lists, under each top term, the hierarchy of terms that comes under it. Descriptors that have no BTs or NTs do not appear in this section.

Permuted index

This section is an index to each significant word (excluding such words as "the", "and" and "of") in the descriptors and non-descriptors.

Alphabetical Display

Displaced children  - 03.01

Scope note:
Children who have fled or been driven from their communities to other localities within their country or territory. For children forced to leave their home country, use "Refugee children"
Broader term:
Related term:

Hierarchical Display


Accused children
Adopted children
Child heads of household
Child soldiers
Child workers
Children as witnesses
Children born out of wedlock
Children concerned by adoption
Children deprived of their family environment
         Abandoned children
Children deprived of their liberty
         Arrested children
         Child prisoners of war
         Children born in prison
         Detained children
         Imprisoned children
Children in armed conflicts
         Child prisoners of war
Children in emergency situations
Children in especially difficult circumstances
Children of working parents
Convicted children
Disabled children
         Mentally disabled children
         Physically disabled children
Displaced children
Foster children
Indigenous children
Migrant children
Minority children
         Ethnic minority children
         Language minority children
         Religious minority children
Poor children
Refugee children
         Accompanied refugee children
         Unaccompanied refugee children
Street children
Unborn children

Thematic Display

03. -      Special group of children

03.01 -   Refugee children
Displaced children

Permuted Index

Displaced   children