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CAR: UN Official Welcomes New Legislation Criminalizing Child Recruitment

Following an extensive period of consultations and advocacy from the United Nations, the National Assembly in the Central African Republic adopted recently the Child Protection Code which criminalizes the recruitment and use of children among other crimes. The Code was introduced by the Minister for the Promotion of Women, Family and Child Protection. The Special [...]

2020-03-17T10:57:00-04:00Tuesday, 17 March 2020|

Philippines: UN Leading Advocate for the Protection of Children Affected by Conflict Welcomes New Measures to Prevent Grave Violations

The recent signing of the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of the Law to protect Children in Situations of Armed Conflict is a positive step for children in the Philippines who will benefit from strengthened mechanisms to end and prevent grave violations, commended the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict (CAAC) [...]

2019-06-18T14:41:31-04:00Tuesday, 18 June 2019|