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Webinar series

Children’s Rights in Palestine, Touching base on Palestinian Child’s Day

Defence for Children International (DCI) launched a series of webinars on 5th April 2024, International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian Child, to raise awareness about the rights of Palestinian children.

The subsequent webinars are scheduled for 8th May, 17th May, 31st May and one more on 2nd July with a hybrid meeting near Geneva on 2nd May, coinciding with the Annual Rafto Prize meeting of laureates. DCI-Palestine is the 2023 Rafto Prize Laureate.

The webinars bring together a range of high-level expert Palestinian and international speakers to discuss how best to support Palestinian children, meet their immediate needs, start healing the harms caused, provide pathways to a sense of justice and accountability, and ensure their rights are respected and implemented.

2nd July 2024, 14:00 – 16:00 CEST

Panellists:

 

Moderator: Bethany Ellis, Watchlist on Children and Armed Conflict

 

  • Giovanni Di Girolamo, Head of the Middle East and North Africa Unit, Commission’s Directorate-General for European Humanitarian and Civil Protection Operations (ECHO)
  • Rana Nashashibi, Director of the Palestinian Counselling Centre
  • Francesca Albanese, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967
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Action points:

  1. Immediate Ceasefire: Call for an immediate ceasefire to halt the violence and protect civilians.
  2. Humanitarian Access: Ensure safe and unrestricted humanitarian access to and within Gaza to reach affected populations, including opening all access crossings.
  3. Safe Movement: Guarantee the safe movement of humanitarian workers and supplies to support aid delivery.
  4. Protect Civilian Infrastructure: Respect and protect civilian infrastructure, such as shelters, schools, health facilities, and utilities, to prevent loss of life, disease outbreaks, and ensure care for the sick and wounded.
  5. Respect International Law: Urge all parties to the conflict to respect international humanitarian law to safeguard civilian lives and property.
  6. Medical Access: Allow urgent medical cases to safely access critical health services or be evacuated, ensuring that children evacuated for medical reasons are accompanied by family members.
  7. Family-Based Care: Promote family-based care options for children deprived of parental care, avoiding excessive institutionalisation.
  8. Support for HRDs: Provide protection and support for Palestinian human rights defenders and NGOs documenting the situation, recognising their essential role despite crackdowns.
  9. Accountability and Justice: Press for accountability by urging the ICC to issue arrest warrants and for countries with universal jurisdiction to ensure justice is served for violations committed during the conflict.
Read full summary here

Una activista del programa She Leads realiza una declaración conjunta de las ONG sobre sistemas de atención y apoyo basados en los derechos humanos y con perspectiva de género

Solea, una joven activista del programa She Leads, realizó una declaración conjunta de las ONG el 27 de junio de 2022, para el Panel 2: Sistemas de atención y apoyo basados en los derechos humanos y con perspectiva de género en la 50ª Sesión del Consejo de Derechos Humanos.

En la declaración, se insta a los Estados y a otras partes interesadas a:

  • Compensar a las niñas y mujeres jóvenes por sus contribuciones.
  • Contabilizar el trabajo de cuidados no remunerado en las estadísticas.
  • Reconocer que el trabajo de cuidados no remunerado está en el centro de las desigualdades de género y su lugar en la economía.
  • Tener en cuenta el trabajo de cuidados no remunerado a la hora de tomar decisiones políticas.
  • Desmontar las normas patriarcales y proporcionar el tiempo y los recursos necesarios para que hombres y mujeres compartan las tareas domésticas.
  • El futuro es mejor con las niñas y las jóvenes en todas las mesas donde se toman las decisiones.

Lea la declaración completa aquí.

Para acceder a la declaración en vídeo, haga clic aquí.

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