Australia recently adopted a law to revoke the passports of known child sex offenders. While it is praiseworthy that governments are trying to prevent child sex tourism by their citizens, one might ask: will this measure be effective enough to combat it?
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.