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Child Protection: Children's Rights in Theory and Practice (edX)

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Child Protection: Children's Rights in Theory and Practice (edX)
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Learn how to protect children from violence, exploitation, and neglect through law, policy, and practice in a human rights framework. Across the world, children are at riskfrom violence, abuse, exploitation, and neglect. Conflict and natural disasters have forced millions to flee their homes and confront the dangers of migration [...]
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Children's Human Rights - An Interdisciplinary Introduction (Coursera)

Drawing on the contributions of several academic disciplines including law, psychology, sociology, history, educational and health sciences, economy and anthropology, an interdisciplinary approach guides the student into a selection of critical issues concerning children’s rights. Participants will gain insight relative to the development of this specific human rights category, [...]
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Child Participation and the Right to a Sustainable Environment (GCHumanRights)

Youth environmental movements, actively raising their voices around the world, send a clear message: the young generations are not only environmentally-conscious, but also determined to defend their rights and preserve the only planet we have. Their call expresses the need to recognise the many links between a safe, clean, [...]
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Children's Rights and Technology in the Digital Age (GCHumanRights)

More often than not, children are seldom considered as target users when the latest and greatest technologies are developed, but in many cases they become target subjects. Digital technologies – such as artificial intelligence software, biometric recognition systems, and algorithmic information silos – have already shifted the dynamic of [...]
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Children Deprived of Liberty: Enacting the Recommendations of the UN Global Study (GCHumanRights)

In 2019 the UN Global Study on Children Deprived of Liberty denounced that more than seven million children worldwide are deprived of liberty every year. It provided an assessment of the situation in different contexts and set out clear recommendations for change. One year from the publication the Study, [...]
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Getting Care Right for All Children: Implementing the UN Guidelines for the Alternative Care of Children (FutureLearn)

Sep 21st 2020
Getting Care Right for All Children: Implementing the UN Guidelines for the Alternative Care of Children (FutureLearn)
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Ensure that alternative care is a necessary, suitable and positive experience for children, with this free online course. Taking the UN Guidelines as a framework, this free online course will help you gain insight into how the unnecessary placement of a child in alternative care can be prevented; how [...]
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Counter Human Trafficking in Southeast Asia (SEA) (GCHumanRights)

Human trafficking is often described as the new form of slavery for the 21st century. Despite difficulties in collecting data, recent analyses confirm that it is a serious and ongoing problem in many areas and much still needs to be done to prevent it, protect victims and ultimately eradicate [...]
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Children Deprived of Liberty: Learning from the UN Global Study (GCHumanRights)

Despite the fact that the Convention on the Rights of the Child affirms that, in principle, children should not be detained and deprivation of liberty should be a measure of last resort, millions of children in the world are locked away. To address this problem, the United Nations appointed [...]
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La protección del menor (edX)

Aproximación a la protección jurídica del menor, tomando como eje central la Convención Internacional de los Derechos del Niño de 1989. Afortunadamente, cada vez hay más personas sensibles a las especiales privaciones y sufrimientos que afectan a los menores de edad. La explotación sexual de las niñas, la utilización [...]
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