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UN Annual Report on children and armed conflict

United Nations published its “Annual Report of Secretary-General on Children & Armed Conflict (CAAC)”. As per the report, about 19,300 children, including boys and girls, have suffered from one or more incidents of grave violations in 2020. Key Findings of report As per the report, 26425 grave violations were committed against children in 2020, including ..

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Justice Rajesh Bindal Committee Recommendations

There is immense pressure on India from the U.S. to accede to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, which is a multi-national treaty that seeks to protect children wrongfully removed by one of the parents from the custody of the other parent. A committee was set up by the Centre ..

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Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction

The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction is an intergovernmental agreement that deals with issues related to parental kidnapping or child abduction for children under the age of 16 years across international borders. The Convention seeks to protect children from the harmful effects of abduction and retention across international boundaries by ..

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Zannah Mustapha from Nigeria won 2017 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award

Zannah Mustapha, a Nigerian lawyer and teacher, has won the 2017 UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) Nansen Refugees Award for his crucial mediating role and efforts to help children affected by the insurgency in the country. Mustapha’s The Future Prowess Islamic Foundation School in Maiduguri, which is the capital of Borno state and the ..

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