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Una Resolución sobre una Justicia Penal Juvenil ada ptada a los niños ha sido adoptada por la Asamblea Parlamentaria del Consejo de Europa (APCE)

Comunicado de Prensa: PACEAlthough the CRC remains the most widely ratified convention in history – with a holistic codification of civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights of every child – at its quarter of a century mark, implementation gaps are preoccupying.

Progress has been particularly unbalanced with regard juvenile justice. Despite the existence of a comprehensive set of international standards – both within the child rights movement, and within the broader human rights movement – to ensure the respect of their rights, children in conflict with the law too often see their basic human rights violated and are regularly exposed to ill-treatment and violence, unaware of their inherent human rights and the possibilities to exercise them.

International and regional mechanisms affirm that the situation of children in detention is indeed alarming, as states face continuing difficulties in upholding the human rights of children in juvenile justice systems. It is in this light that the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted Resolution No. 2010 (2014) on juvenile justice […].

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