Download PDF by Julia Sloth-Nielsen: Children's Rights in Africa

By Julia Sloth-Nielsen

ISBN-10: 0754648877

ISBN-13: 9780754648871

ISBN-10: 0754689352

ISBN-13: 9780754689355

This assortment is anchored in an African notion of kid's rights and the legislation, and displays modern discourses happening within the zone of the kid's rights sphere. nearly all of members are African and undertake a person method of their subject which displays their first-hand event. The e-book specializes in baby rights concerns that have specific resonance at the continent and the chapters span issues that are either huge and slim, containing material that's either theoretical and illuminated by way of perform. The e-book profiles contemporary advancements and reports in furthering kid's felony rights within the African context, and distils from those destiny traits the explicit position that the legislation can play within the African kid's rights surroundings.

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The ACRWC contains many similar provisions to the CRC, albeit prescribed in an African context. However, there are certain provisions which provide for a higher threshold of protection for children, and some which are not provided for at all within the CRC. These provisions will be considered. Nationality Article 7(2) of the CRC can be regarded as an empty provision, requiring states to turn to other international agreements and national law for the provision of nationality for an otherwise stateless child.

ACHPR/COMM/A044/1’, American Journal of International Law 96, 937–42. W. C. (eds) (1990), Emerging Human Rights: The African Political Economy Context (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press). G. (1989), The Concept of Human Rights in Africa (London: CODESRIA Book Series). O. Dankwa, a Member of the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights (1999), Access Quarterly 1, 16–17. J. (1999), ‘Towards the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights: Better Late than Never’, Review of African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights 8:2, 338–58.

Ghazi Suleiman’s speech is a unique and important part of political debate in his country. When an individual’s freedom of expression is unlawfully restricted, it is not only the right of that individual that is being violated, but also the right of all others to ‘receive’ information and ideas. It is particularly grave when information that others are being denied concerns the human rights protected in the African Charter as did each instance in which Mr. Ghazi Suleiman was arrested. 15 Nevertheless, the Commission demonstrated its reluctance to permit restrictions on freedom of expression on the pretext of ‘national security and public order’.

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