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Allowing Juvenile to Stop Medical Treatment for Cystic Fibrosis Constitutes Torture (September 11, 2015) by Jenny Gesley

On August 4, 2015, the German Federal Court of Justice (Bundesgerichtshof, BGH) held that letting a ...

Topic: Child welfare; Children's rights; Judiciary; Patient's rights; Criminal code; Health; Human rights and civil liberties
Jurisdiction: Germany

Access to Abortions Simplified for Minors (July 28, 2015) by Peter Roudik

On February 12, 2015, the President of Estonia signed into law amendments to the Act on ...

Topic: Abortion; Children's rights; Health; Women's rights
Jurisdiction: Estonia

Court Rejects Two Challenges to Marriage Act (June 25, 2015) by Kelly Buchanan

On June 18, 2015, the Indonesian Constitutional Court (Mahkamah Konstitusi) released its decisions on two petitions ...

Topic: Children's rights; Church and state relations; Constitution; Marriage and family status; Women's rights
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Curfew for Women in Provincial Capital (June 16, 2015) by Constance Johnson

Women in Banda Aceh, the capital city of Indonesia's Aceh Province, are now subject to a ...

Topic: Children's rights; Women's rights
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Province of Ontario to Ban 'Conversion Therapy' for LGBT Children (June 12, 2015) by Tariq Ahmad

On June 4, 2015, the Canadian province of Ontario passed Bill 77 ...

Topic:  Health insurance; LGBT rights; Children's rights
Jurisdiction: Canada

Cabinet Has Approved Amendments to Child Labor Law (May 20, 2015) by Tariq Ahmad

On April 14, 2015, India's Union Cabinet approved amendments to the child labor law among which ...

Topic: Child labor; Children's rights
Jurisdiction: India

Criminal Justice Measures Proposed, Prevention of Violence Against Children Stressed (April 29, 2015) by Wendy Zeldin

The Doha Declaration on Integrating Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice into the Wider United Nations Agenda ...

Topic: Children's rights; Crime and law enforcement; Crime prevention
Jurisdiction: United Nations

Court Rejects Request for Recognition of Contract-Based Parenthood (April 15, 2015) by Ruth Levush

On April 1, 2015, Israel's Supreme Court, in a unanimous decision by an extended bench of ...

Topic: Adoption and foster care; Children's rights; Families ; Health
Jurisdiction: Israel

New Surrogacy Law (April 06, 2015) by Sayuri Umeda

On February 19, 2015, the National Legislative Assembly of Thailand enacted the Protection for Children Born ...

Topic: Children's rights; Families ; Health
Jurisdiction: Thailand

Prohibition of Images of Children in Election Propaganda (February 05, 2015) by Ruth Levush

On January 20, 2015, the Chairman of the Central Election Committee, Supreme Court Judge Salim Joubran, ...

Topic: Children's rights; Elections and politics; United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, 1989
Jurisdiction: Israel

Punjab Government Considers Anti-Child Marriage Law (January 30, 2015) by Tariq Ahmad

On January 29, 2015, the Chairperson of the Punjab Provincial Commission on the Status of Women, ...

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

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 and civil liberties; 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; 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

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Last updated: September 11, 2015