Children's Rights

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Escape from Childhood: The Needs and Rights of Children
Holt, John
Book
1974
A book about young people and their place, or lack of place in society today. It is about the institution of modern childhood, the attitudes, customs and laws that define children and locate children ...
Hekmat, Mansoor - Writings - Index
Hekmat, Mansoor
Article
Writings of Mansoor Hekmat (1951-2002).
Israeli torture of Palestinian children 'institutional'
White, Ben
Article
2017
Investigation of the practice of torture by Shin Bet interrogators, revealing the practice as systematic.
John Holt: Homeschooling Pioneer and Visionary Progressive
Nall, Jeffrey
Article
2014
The stereotype of homeschooling as the haven for conservative, religious ideologues overshadows the movement's radically progressive roots. One of the movement's foremost pioneers, John Holt, was an e...
Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage: What is at Stake?
Spritzler, John
Article
2008
There are good people on either side of the same-sex marriage debate. Unfortunately, however, it has been one of the most divisive issues in society. Opponents of same-sex marriage perceive the other ...
Neill, A. S.: Connexipedia Article
Article
Scottish progressive educator, author and founder of Summerhill school. (1883-1973).
Why They Voted For Obama But Against Same-Sex Marriage
Spritzler, John
Article
2008
People who think that it is wrong to make same-sex marriage legal because it would give social approval to the practice of using sperm or egg donors to conceive children who will, by design, not know ...

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Amnesty International, Canadian Section
Amnesty International is a worldwide human rights organization which works to secure the release of all prisoners of conscience, works for fair and prompt trials for all political prisoners, and works...
Dr. Homa Darabi Foundation
A nonprofit organization concerned with all violations of human rights focusing on defending the rights of women against religious, cultural and social abuse.
Pueblito Canada
Community development projects in Latin America. Development education materials for children in Canada.

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Organization of the Islamic Conference
The Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) is the second largest inter-governmental organization after the United Nations which has membership of 57 states spread over four continents. The Organization is the collective voic...
United Nations Human Rights Council
The Human Rights Council is an inter-governmental body within the UN system made up of 47 States responsible for strengthening the promotion and protection of human rights around the globe. The Council was created by the UN Genera...

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Police retain DNA from thousands of children
Dodd, Vikram
2013
Some 120,000 gene samples have been taken in two years, as police forces argue they are acting within the law.