• Convention on the Rights of the Child
    Introduction The implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in the Caribbean was met with the issue of parental resistance. The concept of children's rights was characterised as foreign to parents. The critical traits valued in the Caribbean are obedience and mannerliness. As a r
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  • Child Abuse
    Child Abuse "Trust unto Jehovah with all thy heart, And unto thine own understanding lean not. In all thy ways know thou Him, And He doth make straight thy paths." (Proverbs 3:5,6, YLTHB) The statistics on physical child abuse are alarming. Of the estimated
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  • Child Sexual Development
    The most critical factor in child sexual development is when parents view sex as dirty, inappropriate, or secretive. They may set rigid and restrictive limits on self-exploration, language, question, or curiosity, which is considered healthy in children. When children are punished, chastised, o
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  • Human Rights
    Effects of the United Nations on Human Rights The United Nations is an organization created at the end of World War 2 as a place to discuss international matters in peace and to solve problems diplomatically. During its years of existence the United Nations has dealt mostly with matters concerni
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  • Indian Child and Childhood: from the Eyes of the Teacher
    Indian Child and Childhood: From the Eyes of Teachers Rachita Bisht Abstract: India is today part of the global debate on childhood and a radical ‘child-centered pedagogy’ has been presented to educators by NCF 2005. This qualitative study explores an indigenous, teachers’ discourse o
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  • Child Abuse in India
    The desperate conditions affecting the rural as well as the urban poor in India are forcing growing numbers of children to toil often in subhuman conditions. They are deprived of their most basic rights as children, including education and a joyful childhood. Most have never been to school or droppe
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  • Child Abuse: Victim Rights & the Role of Legal Representative
    Essay 2 : Child Abuse : Victim rights and the role of legal representative Sexual abuse cases are incredibly sensitive subjects. The way they are handled is of paramount importance because of their complex nature. This is where the magnitude of the role of the child's representative comes into pl
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  • “Cause” Persuasive Essay: the Rights of a Child
    Marry Nguyen 2B – English III 1/23/08 “Cause” Persuasive essay: The Rights of a Child What country are we living in right now? Where are we going everyday as kids ages from 6 to 18? Yes, we are living in the United States of America, the country of freedom. Where there is public educati
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  • Child Sex Tourism Bill in Australia
    Child Sex Tourism Bill in Australia On March 23rd 1994 the Child Sex Tourism bill was introduced into the House of Representatives. This act, which amended the Crimes Act of 1914, enabling the Australian government to prosecute Australian child sex offenders overseas. Before the introduction o
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  • Child Labour
    Child Labour Child labour is one of the topic that presents strong emotions, beliefs and opinions. Most people are opposed to the involvement of children in labour force activities when they are at an age when other activities, such as education and play, should be the central role in development
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  • The Equal Rights Amendment
    The Equal Rights Amendment "Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of sex." In 1923, this statement was admitted to Congress under the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The ERA was a proposed amendment to the
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  • The Bill of Rights
    The Bill of Rights How many rights do you have? You should check, because it might not be as many today as it was a few years ago, or even a few months ago. Some people I talk to are not concerned that police will execute a search warrant without knocking or that they set up roadblocks and stop and
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  • Rights of Egyptian Women
    Rights of Egyptian Women Throughout written history, women have experienced status subservient to the men they lived with. Generally, most cultures known to modern historians followed a standard pattern of males assigned the role of protector and provider while women were assigned roles of domes
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  • Child Labor
    By: Letty Leal E-mail: Budweisergirl211@aol.com Letty Leal Mrs. Hall English 1301, AP-4 5 December 1999 Child Labor In America, people believe that child labor does not affect them, not realizing that the Persian rugs they put their feet on are made by suffering children in a dark, small room.
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  • The Party's Denial of a Persons Natural Rights
    The novel 1984 touches on many disturbing aspects about the denial of a person's natural rights. In today's society people are granted certain rights which the government or anyone else can not take away. These rights are the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. In the novel 1984 th
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  • Women's Rights in 3rd World Counrties
    Women's Rights in 3rd World Countries <br> <br>There was a young woman who left her home in Mycrorayan in Kabul, Afghanistan for Peshawar after the January 1994 fighting and told Amnesty International of the following situation. "One day when my father was walking past a building complex he heard sc
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  • History of African-American Civil Rights
    Racism in the Not So Distant Past Strom Thurmond was a Democrat? George Bush was a strong opposer of black voting rights? Times have certainly changed. Key events in US history; have led to moderate desegregation that encompasses our nation today. One must thoroughly investigate dates
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  • Women Rights
    If you ask a young girl what she wants to be when she grows up, she may tell you she wants to be a doctor, lawyer, or even a teacher. That is what any child would perceive their future to become, just like their parents. But what that little girl is unaware of, is that if she had lived a little o
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  • Biological Rights
    Biological Rights What is a parent? A parent is someone who will love and nurture a child, and help mold it into the best that child can be. At least that is what society would like to believe. If someone adopts a child, does that make him or her any less of a parent? Is it not possible that
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  • Child Abuse
    Child Abuse Many children suffer at the hands of adults - often their own parents. They are beaten, kicked, thrown into walls, and/or burned with cigarettes. They have their heads held under the water of toilet bowls, are scalded by hot water or they are forced to stand in freezing showers until
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