UN Human Rights Standards and Mechanisms to Combat Violence Against Children: A contribution to the UN Secretary General's Study on Violence Against Children

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UN Human Rights Standards and Mechanisms to Combat Violence Against Children: A contribution to the UN Secretary General's Study on Violence Against Children
  • Date of Publication
    • 2005
  • Pages
    • 46
  • ISBN
    • 88-89129-23-9
  • IRC Stock Number
    • 354U
  • Publication Cost
    • free
  • Language
    • English





Description

The purpose of this publication is to recall the human rights framework set out in international instruments adopted by the United Nations with relevance to the right of children to freedom from violence. It also reviews how treaty bodies established by human rights conventions to monitor progress in their implementation, as well as other UN human rights mechanisms, have addressed the protection of children from violence.

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Thematic area

Child Protection   / 

Thesaurus

child abuse and neglect   /  international standards   /  protection from abuse and neglect   /  right to care and protection   /  violence   / 

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UN Human Rights Standards and Mechanisms to Combat Violence Against Children: A contribution to the UN Secretary General's Study on Violence Against Children