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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; 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
Last updated: November 13, 2014