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Author: Yanghee Lee

International Journal of Children’s Rights 18 (2010) 567–583 © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2010 DOI 10.1163/157181810X527239 brill.nl/chil T HE I NTERNATIONAL J OURNAL OF C HILDREN ’ S R IGHTS Communications procedure under the Convention on the Rights of the Child: 3 rd Optional Protocol

In: The International Journal of Children's Rights
Author: Tiny Vandewiele
This volume constitutes a commentary on the First Optional Protocol to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, dealing with the involvement of children in armed conflicts. It is part of the series, A Commentary on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, which provides an article by article analysis of all substantive, organizational and procedural provisions of the CRC and its two Optional Protocols. For every article, a comparison with related human rights provisions is made, followed by an in-depth exploration of the nature and scope of State obligations deriving from that article. The series constitutes an essential tool for actors in the field of children’s rights, including academics, students, judges, grassroots workers, governmental, non- governmental and international officers. The series is sponsored by the Belgian Federal Science Policy Office.

International Journal of Children’s Rights 18 (2010) 535–549 © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2010 DOI 10.1163/157181810X527978 brill.nl/chil T HE I NTERNATIONAL J OURNAL OF C HILDREN ’ S R IGHTS Th e Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Involvement of Children

In: The International Journal of Children's Rights

context, Bangladesh has received strong recommendation to sign and ratify the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (OP- icescr ) from the working groups as well as other states parties during the Second (2013) and Third (2018) cycle of the Universal

In: International Human Rights Law Review
Author: Rhona Smith

Introduction The Third Optional Protocol to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child seeks to fill a lacuna in the current raft of core UN international human rights instruments by establishing an individual complaints mechanism for aggrieved children. Complaints can be raised by children

In: The International Journal of Children's Rights

International Journal of Children’s Rights 18 (2010) 551–566 © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2010 DOI 10.1163/157181810X536815 brill.nl/chil T HE I NTERNATIONAL J OURNAL OF C HILDREN ’ S R IGHTS Th e protection of children from sexual exploitation Optional Protocol to the Convention on the

In: The International Journal of Children's Rights

Nordic Journal of International Law 72: 571–592, 2003. © 2003 Koninklijke Brill NV. Printed in the Netherlands. 571 New Optional Protocol to the UN Torture Convention ¤ PETER VEDEL KESSING Legal Consultant at the Danish Rehabilitation and Research Centre for Torture Victims; Lecturer in

In: Nordic Journal of International Law
The series A Commentary on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, provides an article by article analysis of all substantive, organizational and procedural provisions of the CRC and its two Optional Protocols. Each volume in the series covers an article of the CRC. For every article, a comparison with related human rights provisions is made, followed by an in-depth exploration of the nature and scope of State obligations deriving from that article. Volumes are authored by experts in the topic under review. The series constitutes an essential tool for actors in the field of children’s rights, including academics, students, judges, grassroots workers, governmental, non-governmental and international officers. It was originally sponsored by the Belgian Federal Science Policy Office and is currently edited by the Child Law Department of the University of Leiden Law School.

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The Commentary is published as a part-work, and when completed, aims to offer the subscriber the most comprehensive, in-depth and practical reference work currently available on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Each chapter is produced as a separate fascicle consisting of (on average) 40 pages, and follows a clear and standard layout; fascicles are produced in paperback form, and are published and sent to subscribers on a regular basis.

Author: Seira Yun

treaty 10 that fundamentally challenges this traditional view: the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Involvement of Children in Armed Conflict ( op ), which is considered “a sui generis human rights treaty”. 11 Article 4 of the op provides: 1. Armed groups

In: Journal of International Humanitarian Legal Studies

Proposals for optional protocols to the Convention on the Rights of the Child Two draft optional protocols to the Convention on the Rights of the Child have been proposed by the Commission on Human Rights. The first would raise the age of recruitment into armed forces from 15 to 18. The second

In: The International Journal of Children's Rights