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Searching with a thematic focus on Children and young people, Governance

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  • Document

    Supporting youth at risk: a policy toolkit for middle income countries

    World Bank, 2009
    Young people constitute a disproportionately large part of the world’s poor, representing nearly nearly 60 percent of the poor in developing countries.
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    Reporting on violence against children: a thematic guide for non-governmental organisations reporting to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child

    Consortium for Street Children, 2008
    These guidelines are designed to help non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to include comprehensive information on the incidence of violence in their reports to the Committee.
  • Document

    Universal periodic review toolkit

    Child Rights Information Network, 2008
    The Universal Periodic Review (UPR), a mechanism adopted by the UN Human Rights Council, monitors individual state fulfilment of human rights obligations and commitment through a reporting process.
  • Document

    Children as active citizens: a policy and programme guide

    Child Rights Information Network, 2008
    Civil rights of children are probably the least understood rights and most challenging to realise. This guide defines some of the main government responsibilities for children’s civil rights and citizenship in East Asia, South-East Asia and the Pacific, and provides a vision for children and their roles in families, communities and societies.
  • Document

    Defending children’s rights: the legislative priorities of Rwandan women parliamentarians

    Hunt Alternatives Fund, 2008
    This report argues that the inclusion of women in national legislatures has positive policy outcomes for children. The report states that global analyses and the Rwanda case in particular, has shown that legislators are more likely than their male colleagues to prioritise children’s rights and family health and welfare.
  • Organisation

    Ditshwanelo - the Botswana Centre for Human Rights

    The Centre seeks to affirm human dignity and equality irrespective of gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, social status or political convictions.
  • Document

    My future today - a guide for youth

    Ditshwanelo - the Botswana Centre for Human Rights, 2007
    Young people leaving school face many challenges in new areas of life which they may not have had to deal with while still under the care of their families. This comprehensive guide from Botswana gives advice and support to young people in all areas of life including: 
  • Document

    Guide for the preparation of national action plans on youth employment

    International Labour Organization, 2008
    This guide seeks to respond to the need of countries to have a framework for the development of National Action Plans (NAPs) on youth employment. More specifically, this document is designed to:
  • Organisation

    The Israeli Committee Against Housing Demolitions

    ICAHD is a non-violent, direct-action group originally established to oppose and resist Israeli demolition of Palestinian houses in the Occupied Territories.
  • Document

    A case for raising minimum age of criminal responsibility

    African Child Policy Forum, 2007
    This presentation examines the concept of age of criminal responsibility. It looks at the international law, the Beijing rules and the UN committee on the Rights of the Child (CROC) as well as the doli incapax rule which presumes that children between the ages of 10 and 14 are incapable of committing a criminal offence.

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