Children's and Young Persons’ Rights

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Eighteen national and international non-governmental organizations, including ESCR- Net Members, Amnesty International, ...

Children with learning disabilities are among the most disadvantaged in Malaysia, and many thousands of them find themselves unable to access even basic education. The ...

Over the last decade, the legal opportunities for claiming economic, social and cultural (ESC) rights have greatly increased in many parts of Africa. This can be seen in the growing use of litigation strategies amongst civil society, increased legal mobilisation of...

On April 14, 2014, the third Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child (OP3-CRC) entered into force, allowing the Committee on the Rights of the Child to receive complaints from individuals or groups of individuals against states that have ratified the instrument

The Committee on the Rights of the Child -which held its 46th session from 17 September to 5 October 2007- adopted the following Concluding Observations adopted in respect of reports submitted by States parties.  The documents are available at the  website of the Office of the High Commissioner...