May 2014 (4)
May 29 2014 8:10AM
India: Teenage boy and others threatened after torture claims
Being a teenager can be a stressful time in life. What were you worrying about when you were 15? Were you worrying about exams? Friends? Your parents? The future? Whatever the concerns of your teenage years, you probably weren't worryi...
May 14 2014 5:12PM
Children's rights defender in Honduras beaten, detained
The Director of Casa Alianza Honduras, a children’s rights organization, was beaten and detained by military police on 8 May. He believes his mistreatment was in retaliation for speaking out against violence against children in Hondura...
May 13 2014 7:55AM
Stop Torture Campaign: Moses's Story
Do you remember being 16 and finishing your secondary school exams? Do you remember waiting for your results, looking to the future, eagerly wondering what life would hold for you? What if the answer was torture, imprisonment and a dea...
May 11 2014 9:59PM
Optional Protocol: Strengthening the Convention on the Rights of the Child in its 25th Year
The Convention on the Rights of the Child is the most ratified human rights treaty. 192 countries have ratified the Convention, which requires States to give primary consideration to the best interests of a child when making decisions...