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Independent Human Rights Institutions for Children

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  • Jaap Doek
  • UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre
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    This working paper addresses the role, contribution and impact of independent human rights institutions for children (IHRICs), also referred to as children’s ombudspersons or children’s commissioners. It looks at these institutions from the perspective and jurisprudence of the Committee on the Rights of the Child (the Committee) and the global perspective on the perception of the child and childhood resulting from contributions of these institutions to the process of implementing the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC).

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    Paper provided by UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre in its series Innocenti Working Papers with number inwopa644.

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    Length: 28
    Date of creation: 2011
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    Handle: RePEc:ucf:inwopa:inwopa644

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    Keywords: children's councils; children's rights; convention on the rights of the child; evaluation; implementation of the crc; international instruments; monitoring; ombudsman for children;

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