oa Article 19 - UN Secretary General's Global Study on Violence against Children : international

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Extracted from text ... Background In 2000 and 2001, the Committee on the Rights of the Child devoted two days of general discussion to the theme of violence against children. As a result of these discussions1 the Committee recommended that the Secretary-General be requested, through the General Assembly, to conduct an in-depth international study on violence against children (CRC/C111, par. 707). The Committee emphasised that this study should be ""as thorough and influential"" as the 1996 United Nations study on the impact of armed conflict on children (A/51/ 306 and Add. 1), known as the Machel study. In his letter to the Secretary-General of ..

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