This webpage discusses the international crime of enforced disappearances, when people disappear at the hands of state actors who deny it or refuse to state where they are. Disappearances are a global problem that particularly affects human rights defenders, relatives of victims, witnesses and lawyers, among other vulnerable peoples.
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Abstracted from Gene Sharp’s classic three-volume work, The Politics of Nonviolent Action, this monograph summarizes the core concepts behind the technique of nonviolent struggle.
This webpage explores the role of treaty bodies, NGOs and UNICEF in monitoring States’ compliance with the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC).
Introduction and definition: refugees and internally displaced people (IDPs).
The Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) brings together the children’s human rights articulated in other international instruments. This Convention articulates the rights more completely and provides a set of guiding principles that fundamentally shapes the way in which we view children.
This fact sheet from the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights (OHCHR) discusses children’s rights under the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), the constructive monitoring of these rights, and how to make children’s rights a reality.