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External Links

This collection of external links is a directory of organizations dealing with refugee, asylum and human rights topics or provide (country-specific) information otherwise useful for practitioners. The directory contains over 3000 links to relevant internet sources and has been compiled and organized by type of organization, topic/mandate, regions and countries they relate to. This additional service has been provided to facilitate research by providing a mechanism to access information that may be relevant for decision makers and is not as such included in Refworld.

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Better Care Network

The Better Care Network brings together organizations and individuals concerned about children without adequate family care. It is committed to, among others, reducing instances of separation and abandonment of children; reuniting children outside family care with their families; and increasing, strengthening and supporting family and community based care options for children who cannot be cared for by their parents.

Type: Non-Governmental Organizations | Topic: Children

Child Rights Information Network (CRIN)

"Guided by our passion for social and legal change, CRIN is building a global network for children's rights. We press for rights, not charity, and advocate for a genuine systemic shift in how governments and societies view children." (from website)

Type: Reference Information | Topic: Children

Child Rights Information Network (CRIN): Guide to non-discrimination and the CRC

Type: Non-Governmental Organizations | Topic: Children

ChildFund International

"ChildFund International is inspired and driven by the potential that is inherent in all children; the potential not only to survive but to thrive, to become leaders who bring positive change for those around them." (from website)

Type: Non-Governmental Organizations | Topic: Children

Coalition to Stop the Use of Child Soldiers

"The Coalition to Stop the Use of Child Soldiers works to prevent the recruitment and use of children as soldiers, to secure their demobilisation and to ensure their rehabilitation and reintegration into society." (from website)

Type: Non-Governmental Organizations | Topic: Children

Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC)

The Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) is the body of independent experts that monitors implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child by its State parties. It also monitors implementation of two optional protocols to the Convention, on involvement of children in armed conflict and on sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography.

Type: United Nations | Topic: Children

Defence for Children International (DCI)

"Defence for Children International (DCI) is an independent non-governmental organisation that has been promoting and protecting children’s rights on a global, regional, national and local level for 30 years." (from website)

Type: Non-Governmental Organizations | Topic: Children

Human Rights Watch (HRW): Children's Rights

Type: Non-Governmental Organizations | Topic: Children

London Safeguarding Children Board: Trafficking

The London Safeguarding Children Board has launched a new set of guidance to help agencies identify and support children who have been trafficked, which is available to download below. The guidelines aim to support social workers, teachers, police, health workers and other professionals who may come into contact with suspected victims of trafficking, and have been piloted extensively in a number of local authorities across London and the UK over the past 18 months.

Type: Governmental Organizations | Topic: Children

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR): Special Rapporteur on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography

the Special Rapporteur on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography investigates the exploitation of children around the world and submits reports on the findings to the General Assembly and the Commission on Human Rights, making recommendations for the protection of the rights of the children concerned.

Type: United Nations | Topic: Children

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