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International Organizations Call for Ratification of ILO Treaty

Defence for Children International and nine leading international child rights, human rights, and humanitarian organizations operating in more than 135 countries worldwide have co-signed a letter urging all governments to ratify the International Labour Organization (ILO) Domestic Workers Convention (Convention 189 concerning Decent Work for Domestic Workers, 2011).  Ratification of this Convention will help eliminate …

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Children, the indirect victims of violence against women.

On the occasion of the 20th session of the Human Rights Council, The Working Group on Children and Violence of International Action for Child Rights (former NGO Group for the CRC) led by Defence for Children International & Plan International will be hosting a very interesting side-event: “CHILDREN, THE INDIRECT VICTIMS OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN” -Thursday, …

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