General Comment 13 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

UN Committee on the Rights of the Child has given the International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (ISPCAN) and IICRD the opportunity to draft a General Comment (GC) for Article 19 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Article 19 presents the Convention’s central orientation to child protection, by virtue of which, it embodies the pre-eminent international principles and standards in this area. A General Comment for Article 19 (click here for text) has the potential to meaningfully contribute toward securing the safety, development, and futures of children. more...

To view the entire UN Convention on the Rights of the Child click HERE.

 To participate in the survey for the drafting of the General Comment on Article 19, please visit Latest Project News to the right.

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2009 - 2011
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