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News in Brief

Hi all,

Here are some useful child rights links, from our good friend in Health Rights at the IS.  Thanks Jim!

Newsletters. This World Vision newsletter has a number of items on children that you might find of interest.

Security. Children will be included among those required to be scanned under new security rules in the UK. See

Update on CRC proposed. The American Academy of Pediatrics and the European Paediatric Association have developed a joint resolution advocating for an update of the 1989 United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. (Pediatric collaboration to boostchild rights, AAP News Vol. 31 No. 4 April 2010, p. 34 only)) [we do not have details of this item]. Children's rights and child health – a curriculum is available at the AAP website:

Children and photography. Rules in Scotland about the right to photograph children vary from region to region but can be very restrictive. See

Haiti. NGOs stress the importance of ensuring children, young people and their families are at the centre of all rebuilding efforts.

USA prisons: sexual abuse of juveniles and adults in detention.

UNFPA. Applying a human rights based approach to work with adolescents and young people:

All the best,


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