Child Rights for 25 years, ‘better or worse’ today?

Kurdish refugee children from the Syrian town of Kobani in a makeshift classroom at a refugee camp in the border town of Suruc on November 18, 2014. OSMAN ORSAL/REUTERS Twenty-five years since the United Nations ratified its Convention on the Rights of the Child, have the lives of the world’s children improved? A new report tried to answer that question and found some gains among ongoing and long-standing challenges. Examining the quality of life for children in 190 countries, the report … [Read more...]

Women's Rights to Contraceptive Information and Services

  The Rights to Contraceptive Information and Services   for Women and Adolescents   Briefing Paper   Author: UNFPA and the Center for Reproductive Rights No. of pages: 37 Publication date: 2011 Publisher: UNFPA and the Center for Reproductive Rights Download PDF English This briefing paper examines the right to access contraceptive information and services for women and adolescents. It provides practical guidance for activists, scholars, UN agencies, non-governmental organizations, … [Read more...]

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