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Children

Yves Beigbeder

in The Oxford Handbook on the United Nations

Published in print November 2008 | ISBN: 9780199560103
Published online September 2009 | | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199560103.003.0029

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Politics & International Relations

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This article mostly discusses UNICEF, although it also examines other UN organizations. It provides a brief summary of the origins of the international children's movement and a review of the growing international legal framework of children's rights. It examines the world summits, movements, reports, and resolutions that have helped increase the awareness of political leaders and mass publics of children's issues. The role of UN bodies and other intergovernmental organizations in the promotion of children's rights is also discussed.

Keywords: UNICEF; international children's movement; legal framework; children's rights; children's issues

Article.  6326 words. 

Subjects: Politics ; International Relations

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