Sunday, February 22, 2009

Law Library of Congress Publishes Comparative Children's Rights Guide

The Law Library of Congress in Washington recently published Children’s Rights: International and National Laws and Practices:
"For each nation, the study focuses on the domestic laws and policies that affect child health and social welfare, education and special needs, child labor and exploitation, sale and trafficking of children, and juvenile justice. Children’s Rights also lists which pertinent international treaties the nation has ratified and implemented."

"Children’s Rights will enable researchers, legislators, and academics to compare and contrast how children are treated among the different continents and which policies and laws have had the most profound impact on the younger generations."
The guide compares the the protection of children's rights in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Greece, Iran, Israel, Japan, Lebanon, Mexico, Nicaragua, Russia, and the United Kingdom (England and Wales).

[Source: the UK academic site Intute]

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