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    Anti-child trafficking legislation in Asia: a six country review

    International Labour Organization, 2006
    What are the inadequacies of the legal frameworks addressing the problem of cross- border trafficking? This extensive paper looks at international legal frameworks, and regional conventions. It highlights inadequacies of the legal frameworks in Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Indonesia as well as the discrepancies between the national laws and international instruments.
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    Local institutions and social policy for children: opportunities and constraints of participatory service delivery

    Young Lives, 2007
    This paper evaluates an attempt in Andhara Pradesh to improve the outreach, quality and accountability of education, health and early childhood development services. The project specifically aims to involve parents closely with their children’s monitoring and management.
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    Underpaid, overworked and overlooked: the realities of young migrants in Thailand

    Human Trafficking, 2006
    Thailand has emerged as the number one destination in cross-border trafficking of children and women. Many children and young women from Myanmar, Cambodia and Lao PDR migrate to Thailand in search of better life. Often their journey leads them to a life of exploitation.
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    Child rights situation analysis: rights-based situational analysis of children without parental care and at risk of losing their parental care: global literature scan

    SOS-Kinderdorf International, 2006
    This report provides a global overview of the general situation of children without parental care as well as children at risk of loosing parental care. It offers insights and new directions for strategic developments by SOS Children’s Villages building upon SOS Children’s Villages’ existing competencies and ‘a Child’s Right to a Family’ position paper.
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    Child Labour

    Institute of Labor Economics, Bonn, 2007
    Extensive research has been done and several publications are available on child labour issues. This discussion reviews the recent literature to examine the reasons why child labour is prevalent and the consequences of such labour.
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    Review of child labour, education and poverty agenda: India country report

    Global March Against Child Labour, 2006
    A cause for concern is the increasing occurrence of child labour in India. This study critically examines current programmes, action plans and interventions of key actors working towards the elimination of child labour and achieving Education for All.
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    Paying the price: violations of the rights of children in detention in Burundi

    Human Rights Watch, 2007
    There is currently no juvenile justice system in Burundi, no alternatives to incarceration for children and no services to help children once they are released from prison. This report details the failings of Burundi’s criminal system and their impacts on children.
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    Bottom of the ladder: exploitation and abuse of girl domestic workers in Guinea

    Human Rights Watch, 2007
    In Guinea tens of thousands of girls work as child domestic workers. They work long hours for little or no money, and are routinely deprived of adequate sleep, rest, food, health care and education as well as social contacts and loving care.
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    Realising rights for children - good practice in Eastern and Southern Africa

    African Child Policy Forum, 2007
    This is a regional examination of the extent of harmonisation of national laws relating to children under the umbrella of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). This report reviews and analyses how far countries in Eastern and Southern African have gone in implementing the principles of the CRC, and how well they have built the recognition of children's rights into their legal systems.
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    Guidelines on the design of direct action strategies to combat child domestic labour

    International Labour Organization, 2007
    These guidelines are intended for those who implement programmes and activities combatting child domenstic labour particularly through the use of strategic prevention, withdrawal and protection interventions. The guide offers project planners with a simple knowledge base and guidance that can help them in selecting or devising effective strategies and actions at the action programme level.

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