Child's Rights

Meet Rajowl and Oli: corporal punishment whistleblowers

January 16, 2015
Sir Frank Peters
Meet Rajowl and Oli: corporal punishment whistleblowers

Meet Rajowl Karim and Oli Ullah. Five years ago, they would have graduated with first-class honours from the Edward Snowden Whistleblower’s Academy … had it existed!
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Shepherds, not masters

December 29, 2014
Sir Frank Peters
Shepherds, not masters

Subjecting a child to corporal punishment
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A beacon of hope for child rights

October 12, 2014
M Niaz Asadullah
A beacon of hope for child rights

In a celebration of the rights of children, the 2014 Nobel Prize for Peace has been awarded to Malala Yousafzai, shot by the Taliban
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Malala, Kailash and the Nobel politics

October 11, 2014
Afsan Chowdhury
Malala, Kailash and the Nobel politics

Congratulations to Malala Yusafzai and Kailash Satyarthi on being chosen as the Nobel Peace prize winners for 2014.
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Paedophilia and the myth of eternal, female victim

February 15, 2014
Nadia Chowdhury
Paedophilia and the myth of eternal, female victim

I do admit, I get nervous at times. I get nervous when I have to hear stories of what people have to do to get by in life on an everyday basis.
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Posted in Child's Rights, Crime, Human Rights | 6 Comments »

What’s wrong with Oishee?

September 1, 2013
M. Sophia Newman
What’s wrong with Oishee?

Nate Ybanez doodled childish drawings on paper during the court proceedings. His father, bereaved of his wife by the boy’s murderous rampage
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Posted in Child's Rights, Law and Justice, Social Issues | 15 Comments »

Too young to wed: End child marriages

October 10, 2012
Arthur Erken
Too young to wed: End child marriages

Today, 11 October 2012, is the first-ever “International Day of the Girl Child”! Last year, the United Nations declared that there should be a day highlighting the special challenges that girls all over the world face, each and every single day.
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Children like yours

October 3, 2012
Hasna Begum
Children like yours

It was Shahana’s first trip abroad. Shahana was a 10th-grader at an English medium school in Dhaka, and she was part of a student exchange program that had been jointly established by her school and a partner school in New York City.
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