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Joint Committee Call to End Harmful Practices Against Women and Children (November 13, 2014) by Wendy Zeldin

On November 4, 2014, the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women and ...

Topic: Children's rights; United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), 1979; Human rights; United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, 1989; Women's rights
Jurisdiction: United Nations

HIV-Infected Individuals Cannot Adopt Children (November 06, 2014) by Peter Roudik

On September 23, 2014, the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation upheld the legality of the ...

Topic: Adoption and foster care; Children's rights; Health; HIV/AIDS
Jurisdiction: Russia

Senate Committees Approve Draft Legislation to Protect Children (October 06, 2014) by Norma Gutierrez

Draft legislation to enhance legal protections of children by amending the General Law of the Rights ...

Topic: Children's rights; Crimes against children; Sex offenses; Telecommunications
Jurisdiction: Mexico

Prospective Legislation on the Election and Change of Names (October 06, 2014) by Dante Figueroa

The Italian Parliament is considering a bill that would amend the existing rules regarding the election ...

Topic: Children's rights
Jurisdiction: Italy

Steps Toward Ending Use of Children in the Military (August 06, 2014) by Constance Johnson

According to a United Nations report, Afghanistan has endorsed a 15-article "Road Map Toward Compliance" for ...

Topic: Armed forces and national security; Child welfare; Children's rights
Jurisdiction: Afghanistan

Sindh Provincial Assembly Passes Child Marriage Restraint Bill (May 23, 2014) by Tariq Ahmad

On April 29, 2014, the Provincial Assembly of Sindh passed Pakistan's first law prohibiting child marriages. ...

Topic: Children's rights; Marriage and family status
Jurisdiction: Pakistan

Plan to Revise Law on Child Protection (May 22, 2014) by Constance Johnson

On May 14, 2014, Indonesia's Women's Empowerment and Child Protection Minister, Linda Amaliarai Gumelar, announced that ...

Topic: Child abuse; Children's rights; Crimes against children
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Treaty Will Allow Children to File Rights Complaints (April 22, 2014) by Constance Johnson

On April 14, 2014, the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child ...

Topic: Children's rights; Treaties and International Agreements/Human Rights
Jurisdiction: United Nations

New Resolution Bans Advertising to Children Under Age 12 (April 22, 2014) by Eduardo Soares

Brazil's National Council of the Rights of the Child and the Adolescent (Conselho Nacional dos Direitos ...

Topic: Children's rights; Communications; Marketing and advertising
Jurisdiction: Brazil

Euthanasia Option May Be Extended to Children (December 17, 2013) by Constance Johnson

On December 12, 2013, the Belgian Senate voted to permit euthanasia in cases of children who ...

Topic: Children's rights; Euthanasia; Terminal care
Jurisdiction: Belgium

Supreme Court Gives Out-of-Wedlock Children Equal Inheritance Rights (September 24, 2013) by Sayuri Umeda

Japan's Supreme Court ruled on September 4, 2013, that a Civil Code provision granting half inheritance ...

Topic: Children; Families; Discrimination
Jurisdiction: Japan

Tax Incentives and Other Measures to Tackle Youth Unemployment (September 09, 2013) by Dante Figueroa

Italy adopted a Decree-Law in June 2013, which was amended in August 2013, that is designed ...

Topic: Children; Labor; Taxation
Jurisdiction: Italy

Action Plan to Eliminate Recruitment and Use of Child Soldiers (July 12, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin

On July 3, 2012, the Transitional Federal Government of Somalia and the United Nations signed an ...

Topic: Children
Jurisdiction: Somalia

Pedophile Organization Banned (July 02, 2012) by Constance Johnson

On June 27, 2012, the civil court in Assen, the Netherlands, outlawed the pedophile association Martijn, ...

Topic: Children
Jurisdiction: Netherlands

Plan to Cut Childcare Benefits Considered (March 05, 2012) by Constance Johnson

Finland's government is considering shortening the time period in which some families can receive funding from ...

Topic: Children
Jurisdiction: Finland

Bill Penalizes "Grooming" of Minors on the Internet (February 08, 2012) by Graciela Rodriguez-Ferrand

On November 2, 2011, the Senate of Argentina approved and sent to the Cámara de Diputados ...

Topic: Children
Jurisdiction: Argentina

Registration of a Second Official Address for a Child (January 23, 2012) by Ruth Levush

On January 16, 2012, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Additional Address for Mail Delivery to ...

Topic: Children
Jurisdiction: Israel

Law on Child Rights Enacted in Zanzibar (September 01, 2011) by Hanibal Goitom

On August 25, 2011, Dr. Ali Mohamed Shein, the President of Zanzibar, a semi-autonomous island region ...

Topic: Children
Jurisdiction: Tanzania

Regulations Eased on Childcare Center Locations (April 06, 2011) by Wendy Zeldin

As a result of a decision issued by Taiwan's Ministry of Interior on March 24, 2011, ...

Topic: Children
Jurisdiction: Taiwan

Protection of Children from Harmful Information (January 04, 2011) by Peter Roudik

On January 3, 2011, the President of the Russian Federation signed into law the Protection of ...

Topic: Children
Jurisdiction: Russia

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Last updated: November 13, 2014