Girls and women who have been subjected to female genital mutilation (FGM) need high quality, empathetic and appropriate health care to meet their specific needs. WHO has launched a new clinical handbook to help health care workers provide such care. Information about female genital mutilation by WHO.
Somach, AbouZeid, USAID, 2009
While social protection mechanisms played an important role in the recent reduction of child poverty levels, the country’s fiscal crisis jeopardizes their sustainability. The presidential electoral campaign initiated towards the latter part of 2017 underscores the risk that accompanies the populist trends to Costa Rica´s historical commitment to human rights and equity.
Report Concerning the Application of the Convention on the Rights of the Child by the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. OMCT regrets that the Ethiopian authorities have failed to supply information of importance in their report, particularly concerning the de facto ill-treatment or torture of children and de jure protection and penalties applied to officials or agents of the State responsible for violations perpetrated against children, conditions in which children are detained.
Manara nettwork, 2011
A Review of the Implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. Work on Child Rights Governance aims to build societies that fulfil children rights by establishing and strengthening the infrastructure necessary for states to effectively implement the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and other child rights obligations. It seeks to support a vibrant civil society pushing children up the political agenda and holding states to account for what they have or havent done to realise childrens rights.
The Bahrain kingdom, comprising 40 islands and located in the Arabic Gulf, and has significant problems in terms of childrens rights. Freedom of speech, rights to identity and to non-discrimination are not fully respected. Thus, the Committee on the Rights of the Child expressed concern about the situation of Bahraini children and recommended the country take steps to improve their living conditions.
Report prepared for the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women – 29th session; this report will examine violence against women in France, specifically violence in the family, in the general community, in immigrant communities, and in detention.