The Council’s Center for Universal Education has partnered with PBS Wide Angle as well as Channel Thirteen and the U.S. Global Campaign for Education to distribute the PBS Wide Angle documentary, “Back to School.”
UNICEF released its 2007 annual report, titled Women And Children: The Double Dividend of Gender Equality.
This report draws attention to the widespread and systematic use of children as fighters, porters, domestic servants or sexual possessions by government forces and armed groups.
The United Nations has released a report on global violence against children.
In his Chicago Tribune column, Clarence Page has an interesting profile of new Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf – in town to appear on Oprah.
The UN Human Rights Commission Resolution 2004/48, regarding the rights of a child, was adopted on April 20, 2004.
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The Worst Forms of Child Labor Convention was signed on June 17, 1999 and entered into force on November 19, 2000.
The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child was adopted by the UN General Assembly on November 20, 1989 and entered into force on September 2, 1990.
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The International Labor Organization (ILO) Minimum Age Convention, regarding child labor, was drafted on June 26, 1973 and entered into force on June 19, 1976.
Special operations play a critical role in how the United States confronts irregular threats, but to have long-term strategic impact, the author argues, numerous shortfalls must be addressed.
The author analyzes the potentially serious consequences, both at home and abroad, of a lightly overseen drone program and makes recommendations for improving its governance.
The story of the tragic and often tormented relationship between the United States and Pakistan, and a call to prepare for the worst, aim for the best, and avoid past mistakes. More
An authoritative and accessible look at what countries must do to build durable and prosperous democracies—and what the United States and others can do to help. More
A groundbreaking analysis of what the changes in American energy mean for the economy, national security, and the environment. More