Class Notes (810,237)
Canada (494,016)
PSCI 252 (28)

PSCI 252 - Childrens Rights.pdf

7 Pages
Unlock Document

University of Waterloo
Political Science
PSCI 252
Tanya Korovkin

Childrens Rights 1International Agreements the right to protection from abuse exploitation and neglectthe right to adequate standard of living including access to education and health services convention on minimum ageminimum age to worl 15 yearsConvention on the rights of the child CRCfocus on the protection from abuse and exploitation rather than worl in general age under 18 unless otherwise defined in the national legislation 88kiiUs didnt ratify thisThey are cautious about international conventions they want to protect their soverreignty Obama says this is an embarrasmentConvention on the elimination of the worst forms of child labour ban on childrens employment in hazardous industries armed conflict and illegal trade Optional protocol on Child soldiers ban on the recruitment of children as soldiers creation of special demobilization and reintegration progeams for former child soldiers like all internation regulations it is very hard to enforce But it does influence governments and the effect of international tribunals Charles Taylor
More Less

Related notes for PSCI 252

Log In


Don't have an account?

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.