A Commentary on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, Article 32: Protection from Economic Exploitation

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This volume constitutes a commentary on Article 32 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. 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.
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Biographical Note

Lee Swepston is the Former Senior Advisor on Human Rights of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), and is now a teacher (University of Lund, Sweden and Raoul Wallenberg Institute, inter alia) and consultant. He attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and took his Juris doctor degree at Columbia University in New York. He joined the ILO in 1973, where his posts included being Regional Adviser on International Labour Standards in Africa, Chief of the Equality and Employment Branch, and Director of the Department of Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work. He has written numerous books and articles on various aspects of human rights and international labour law, child labour, freedom of association, discrimination, HIV and AIDS, migrant workers and indigenous and tribal peoples.

Table of contents

List of Abbreviations
Author Biography
Text of Article 32
1. Introduction
2. Comparison with Other International Instruments
1. CRC Provisions
2. Universal Level
3. Regional Level
3. Scope of Article 32
1. Drafting of Article 32
2. Reservations to Article 32
3. Content of the Norm
4. Concluding Observations
4. Convention on the Rights of the Child
Preamble
Part I
Part II
Part III
5. Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child
on the Involvement of Children in Armed Conflict
6. Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child
on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography
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