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What can you expect here? There are many organisations working for children’s rights and they all have websites (some you can find under links here). So what will this website add? This website has the perspective of psychologist and educator Philip Veerman. Veerman was part of many developments: in 1970 most emotionally disturbed children in ☞ About this website

Dr. P. E. Veerman

Dr. Veerman holds degrees in psychology, education, social work and human rights. He is an expert in children’s rights, child protection, forensic psychology, history of education, international human rights, and international cooperation. He wrote a doctoral dissertation in the field on the rights of the child. In addition he did research and advocacy work (among ☞ Dr. P. E. Veerman

The Ideologies of Children’s Rights

The Ideologies of Children's Rights Dordrecht ; Boston : M. Nijhoff Publishers ; Norwell, MA : Sold and distributed in the U.S.A. and Canada by Kluwer Academic Publishers, c1992. Language: English 369 p. ; 25 cm. ☞ The Ideologies of Children’s Rights

The Rights of the Child and the Changing Image of Childhood

The Rights of the Child and the Changing Image of Childhood ☞ The Rights of the Child and the Changing Image of Childhood

International Journal of Children’s Rights

International Journal Of Childrens Rights ☞ International Journal of Children’s Rights

Children’s Rights and drugs

Mr. Damon Barrett, LLM (International Centre of Human Rights and Drug Policy) The Convention on the Rights of the Child is unique among the core UN human rights treaties in containing an article dedicated to drug use and the drug trade. Its ☞ Children’s Rights and drugs

Harmful cultural practices

Prof. Michael D. Freeman, Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Children’s Rights, Professor in English Law, Emeritus One of the most controversial provisions in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child is in Article 24 [ 3 ]. This ☞ Harmful cultural practices

Help to get it right for children in divorce proceedings

Prof. Philip D. Jaffé, Directeur Institut Universitaire Kurt Bösch The child between meaningful participant and new family warrior: how forensic psychologists can help to get it right for children in separtation and divorce proceedings This ☞ Help to get it right for children in divorce proceedings

The Convention of the Rights of the Child and The Hague Conventions

Dr. Hans van Loon, Secretary General Hague Conference on Private International Law The interplay between the crc and the hague conventions on child protection, against the backdrop of globalisaton The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) ☞ The Convention of the Rights of the Child and The Hague Conventions

Speeches

Speech: The Rights of the Child Today and in the Time of Janusz Korczak. Abstract: The United Nations' Convention on the Rights of the Child is a major achievement in the struggle to extend human rights to children. Its antecedents include the ☞ Speeches

The child and the disoriented time

Dr. Daniel S. Halpérin, Paediatrician in Geneva, Switzerland, Chairman of the Swiss Janusz Korczak Association We live in a time of speed and hurry. Our perception of time no longer is what it was during centuries when it was frozen in an unchanging ☞ The child and the disoriented time

Programme of the conference of April 16th 2013

Programme 9.00            Registration and coffee 9.30            First Session Chair of the First session:  Ms. dr. Coby de Graaf Dr. Hans van Loon: “The interplay between the Convention of the Right of the Child and the Hague ☞ Programme of the conference of April 16th 2013