March 2009 (2)
Mar 18 2009 4:19PM
Slumdog Millionaire & Railway Children - looking at fantasy through the lens of reality
After the runaway success of Slumdog Millionaire at the 2009 Academy Awards, the children’s rights issues presented by the film are more exposed than ever. We asked the Railway Children, a charity dedicated to helping street children i...
Mar 17 2009 12:36PM
The Convention on the Rights of the Child the missing endorsement
The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child is 20 years old this year. Its aims follow from the assertion within the Universal Declaration of Human Rights that childhood should be afforded special care and assistance by international...