Children’s Rights

Technology and Human Trafficking

Technology and Human Trafficking

The relation between human trafficking and technology in the contemporary world is a complex and an ambiguous issue. Recent advancements in technology such as mobile phones, the internet, social media networks and others have undoubtedly made our lives and communications easier and at the same time have become an important ally in the battle against organized crime. Though no one can doubt ...

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On the Edge: Diyarbakir’s Refugee Camp, Fidanlik Park

On the Edge Diyarbakirs Refugee Camp Fidanlik Park

The labyrinth of white tents and sand paths of Fidanlik Park leads us into the depths of one of the largest refugee camps in the country, on the outskirts of Diyarbakir, in southeastern Turkey. We almost give up after a brief coversation with the guards that abruptly say ‘No!’ to all our requests to visit the camp. But then, the crowd pulls ...

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20 Years After Rwanda Genocide, a Humanitarian Crisis in the Central African Republic Fails to Stir International Interest

Central African Republic: Torn Apart by Violence by UNHCR Photo Unit

After the mass genocide that killed 800,000 people in Rwanda 20 years ago, the international community vowed ‘never again.’ But today, history seems to be repeating itself. Another central African country faces a humanitarian crisis of epic proportions, yet few know about it and even fewer are doing anything to help. Former Colony, Forgotten Nation The Central African Republic (CAR) is a ...

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Let the fairytale start

daycare bacnit

Evelyn Mansutti and Ashura Kayupayupa discuss ‘Let the Fairytale Start,’ a fundraising campaign Evelyn initiated to support a day care centre in the Phillipines. Evelyn is a second-year student of Vienna MA in Human Rights at the University of Vienna. She is interested in early childhood education and women’ s rights in the Philippines. Host Ashura Kayupayupa has a law background from ...

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The CREAN Conference on Children’s Rights to Non-Discrimination

CREAN Conference Childrens Rights 2nd

The 2nd CREAN Conference, entitled “Children’s Rights to Non-Discrimination” took place in Vilnius, Lithuania on 4th and 5th December 2014. It was organised by the Siauliai University and the Mykolas Romeris University, two partners of the Children’s Rights Erasmus Academic Network (CREAN), and was held at the Lithuanian Parliament in Vilnius. As it has always been one of the objectives of the ...

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