International Documents on Children

International Documents on Children

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The object of this collection is to provide, in an easily accessible form, documents on children which have either a regional or a global significance. Both private international law and public international law treaties are included as well as recommendations and resolutions adopted by global, regional and intergovernmental organizations. For ease of reference the documents are organised according to subject headings and within each subject grouping or sub-subject grouping the documents are arranged paying heed to both the chronological order and the adopting organization. In addition selected child provisions from global and regional human rights instruments are included. This collection constitutes an important tool for all those working in the field of children's rights, and may be used in conjunction with Geraldine van Bueren's "International Law on the Rights of the Child" (Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 1993, ISBN 0-7923-2221-5).
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Product details

  • Hardback | 424 pages
  • 165.1 x 247.65 x 25.4mm | 814g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • 1993 ed.
  • 424 p.
  • 0792322207
  • 9780792322207

Table of contents

The Historical Framework of the International Documents on Children. Global International Child Instruments. Regional Child Instruments. Relevant Child Provisions from International and Regional Human Rights Instruments. Status and Capacity. Parental Responsibilities. Child Protection and Placement. International Return of Children. Child Justice and Deprivation of Liberty. Education. Child Labour and the Exploitation of Children. Child Health, Survival and Development. Children in Armed Conflicts and Child Refugees.
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