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Law Reform and the Implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child

Law Reform and the Implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child
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English
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ABSTRACT

The study reviews the legislation concerning the rights of children adopted by 52 States Parties since the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. With the goal of providing an overview of the scope and content of new legislation adopted since 1989, the report covers 18 of the general principles and rights contained in the Convention. Three subjects that deserve further investigation are identified: the process of law reform, its place as part of a broad child rights strategy, and the actual impact of legislation of this kind on children.
SERIESInnocenti Publications
DATE OF PUBLICATION2008
PAGES202