Children’s rights in theory and practice


ChildRightsFocus
 is the website of dr. Philip E. Veerman, children’s rights expert.

Child protection against the backdrop of globalisation

Child protection against the backdrop of globalisation

It is a great privilege and pleasure for me to contribute to this colloquium in honour of Philip Veerman. Philip and I have known each other for many years, and I have great admiration for his tremendous efforts to ensure a better life for children around the world....

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A critical review of the ‘Special Session’

A critical review of the ‘Special Session’

Nearly 200 world leaders and a staggering 3,683 nongovernmental organisations (NGOs) are invited to participate in New York in the United Nations Special Session of the General Assembly on Children in September. The purpose is to reconfirm a global commitment to...

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Fighter for the rights of the child

Author: Korczak, Janusz Publication info: The Jerusalem Post (1950-1988) [Jerusalem, Israel] 14 June 1985: 17. Abstract: In 1912 a Jewish orphanage opened its doors on Krochmalnastreet in Warsaw, with room for About 100 children. In the 30 years of its existence, that...

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The little ruler

The little ruler

Author: Veerman, Philip Publication info: The Jerusalem Post (1950-1988) [Jerusalem, Israel] 15 Aug 1986: A12. ProQuest document link Abstract: THE KING was gravely ill, and his ministers discussed what to do when he died. Full text: Not available. Publication title:...

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Proper care for children in care

Proper care for children in care

Author: Veerman, Philip; Weiner, Anita Publication info: The Jerusalem Post (1950-1988) [Jerusalem, Israel] 23 Nov 1987: 8. ProQuest document link Abstract: DURING THE past few weeks, a series of abuses in children's homes has been given much attention in the Hebrew...

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Children and the cycle of violence

On October 17, just after the Sharm e-Sheikh Summit, Olara Ottunu, special representative of the Secretary- General for Children in Armed Conflict, stated that "a tragic cycle of violence has marked generations of young people in Gaza, the West Bank, and Israel....

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