Children's human rights : progress and challenges for children worldwide /

Children's human rights are regularly violated around the world. We hear about graphic examples including child soldiers, child prostitutes, and children sold into slavery, but hungry, sick, and orphaned children are equally at risk and more prevalent. In the United States, children suffer simi...

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Other Authors: Ensalaco, Mark., Majka, Linda C.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2005.
Series:Children's rights.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: a human rights approach to the needs of children / Linda C. Majka and Mark Ensalaco
  • The right of the child to development / Mark Ensalaco, University of Dayton
  • Transforming visions into reality: the convention on the rights of the child / Jill Marie Gerschutz and Margaret P. Karns
  • Strengthening the framework for enforcing children's rights: an integrated approach / Ursula Kilkelly
  • The problem of sexual trafficking in postcommunist Europe / Jaro Bilocerkowycz
  • Three prints in the dirt: child soldiers and human rights / Mary B. Geske with Mark Ensalaco
  • Children's rights and the tenuousness of local coalitions: a case study in Nicaragua / Richard Maclure and Melvin Sotelo
  • Protecting children on the margins: social justice and community building / Laura M. Leming and Bro. Raymond L. Fitz
  • Child farm workers in United States agriculture / Linda C. Majka and Theo J. Majka
  • Human rights and juvenile justice in the United States / Rosemary C. Sarri and Jeffrey J. Shook
  • The challenges of human rights education and the impact on children's rights / Joyce Apsel
  • Conclusion: some progress, many challenges / Mark Ensalaco.