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Phillips, Charlotte – Online Submission, 2011
In the face of growing international support for recognition of child-headed households, the author poses the following questions: What does the internationally recognised right to alternative care for children entail? Is the recognition of child-headed households as a form of alternative care in line with the Convention on the Rights of the Child…
Descriptors: Childrens Rights, Child Care, Heads of Households, Children
Benninger-Budel, Carin – 2000
This report to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child contains observations of the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) concerning the application of the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child by the nation of South Africa. Noting that the Convention is the only "mainstream" human rights instrument that…
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Child Advocacy, Child Safety, Child Welfare