Amazon Watch is a nonprofit organization founded in 1996 to protect the rainforest and advance the rights of indigenous peoples in the Amazon Basin. They partner with indigenous and environmental organizations in campaigns for human rights, corporate accountability and the preservation of the Amazon’s ecological systems.
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ASF seeks to contribute, completely independently, to the establishment of a just, equitable and united society, in which both the law and justice serve those who need them the most; acts to promote and to protect civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights of the most vulnerable groups and/or individuals. ASF’s mission is based on…
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.