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Independent Institutions

Protecting Children's Rights

  • Author: UNICEF
  • Publication date: September 2001
  • Page count: 28
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 01.XX.18

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About the book

This publication focuses on independent human rights institutions for children. It points out the urgent need to create such institutions in every country to protect, promote, and monitor children's rights. The publication evaluates the effectiveness and impact of existing institutions, examines the essential characteristics required if such institutions are to fulfill their functions, and challenges the objections frequently presented. Information on existing independent, statutory bodies is also included.