In December the Children’s Ombudsperson published the Children’s Rights Monitor. This monitor presents an overview of the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in the Netherlands in the last five years and also looks at the future.
In honour of the 2016 International Children’s Peace Prize winner, the Child Law Department of Leiden Law School produced a research report on children’s rights and the environment - Cleaning up the Mess- Children’s Rights and Environmental Protection.
Australia’s offshore processing of asylum seekers on Manus Island and Nauru has been labeled as cruel, costly and in breach of international human rights law. Can international pressure really compel Australia to change its policies?
IS is trying to destroy the Yazidi population in Syria and Iraq, targeting women and girls through sexual slavery and other crimes. The international community should intervene to ensure them a better future and bring their perpetrators to justice.