Children’s rights in theory and practice


ChildRightsFocus
is the website of dr. Philip E. Veerman, children’s rights expert. On this website you will find articles and publications by Dr. Philip E. Veerman about children’s rights and announcements of symposia and conferences in the field of (international) children’s rights.

Older article suddenly up to date

Older article suddenly up to date

Sometimes old articles I wrote are suddenly again up to date. An example is my article from 1990 in the Jerusalem Post. In 1990 I was lobbying that Israel would ratify the Hague Child Abduction Convention. The article helped. In May 1991 I was invited by Uzi Landau,...

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Support for young carers in The Hague

Support for young carers in The Hague

A forgotten group of young people is supported by the Project 'Young carers' in The Hague. Gz psychologist Philip Veerman talks to one of these young people in 'Den Haag Centraal' and describes why more attention for this group is important. Andjenie says that she is...

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Minister for children badly needed

Minister for children badly needed

Abuses (such as children waiting too long for help) must be resolved. The mammoth tanker 'Decentralization' needs to change course and a special minister should lead that process, says Philip Veerman in his opinion piece in Den Haag Centraal. Informator Herman Tjeenk...

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Minister for children! Sign the petition

Minister for children! Sign the petition

We organize our society in such a way that a quarter of a million children live in poverty, that children in psychological distress, children who are suicidal are on waiting lists, that a large number of children are neglected, maltreated and abused, that there are...

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Minister for Children – the next step with a plea

As in Ireland, we aim to appoint a Minister for Children in the Netherlands as well. Do you endorse this plea? Then share it via a message on LinkedIn and in your network. Then it has a "snowball effect". Do you want to join this movement? Let us know by commenting on...

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Dr. P. E. Veerman

Dr. Philip Veerman, CPsychol. The Hague, the Netherlands Cell phone: +31-6-52445222 Email: info@drpveerman.nl www.childrightsfocus.org A highly acclaimed, multi-lingual, experienced and chartered psychologist, specialising in forensic psychology, health psychology,...

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