9780415458368

Children and International Human Rights Law: The Right of the Child to be Heard

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415458368

  • ISBN10:

    0415458366

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 8/5/2013
  • Publisher: Routledge Caven
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Summary

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child 1989 is one of the most highly ratified human rights treaties in the world, with 192 states currently signed up to it. Article 12 is fundamental to the Convention and covers the right of children to express their views and to be heard. This book examines Article 12 and the extent to which it has been internationally implemented.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Article 12 and child participation 2. The nature and scope of Article 12 of the CRC 3. Implementing Article 12 in practice 4. The family 5. Family law proceedings 6. Education 7. Children in conflict with the law 8. Child participation at community, national and international level 9. National human rights institutions 10. International enforcement of the CRC 11. Conclusion

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