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Live Q&A with Dr. Hiro Yoshikawa | June 24th, 2022

This live Q&A session took place on June 23, 2022, and answered questions related to early childhood development, particularly related to topics of technology, mindfulness, and play.Dr. Hirokazu…

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Modern Slavery and Children

Kailash Satyarthi tells the story of Kalu Kumar, a young boy who had courage to speak truth to power against child slavery. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Child Labor

Kailash Satyarthi discusses child labor, and his work in places where child labor still exists in order to fight this global challenge. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)

The Convention of the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women is seen as the International Bill of Women’s Rights with rights that extend to the public and private realm. UN…

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Convention on the Rights of the Child

The Convention on the Rights of the Child began with a draft developed by Poland in 1979. It became a Convention in 1989 and received near universal ratification. Among its claims are: The child has…

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Conceptualizations of Sexual and Reproductive Rights

Sexual and reproductive rights emerged in the 1990s and they are still highly contested. Sexual rights include concepts such as access to contraception and allowing women to enjoy healthy and…

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The Gender Agenda in the UN Human Rights Framework

The terms “sexual” and “sexual abuse” were avoided at the inter-governmental level until 1999 with the Convention of the Rights of the Child and provisions related to Sexual…

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How are Human Rights Created?

Joshua Castellino outlines the process that makes a cultural norm a codified right. He uses the example of the Polish with the Child Rights Convention. He discusses both charter-based mechanisms and…

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Global, National and Local Solutions to the Ecological Crisis

Jeffrey Sachs addresses how the topics discussed in the earlier chapters–including the anthropogenic roots of the ecological crisis and the theological underpinnings of the concept of integral…

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