oa Article 40 - No kids behind bars

Volume 7 Number 2
  • ISSN : 1562-4382



Extracted from text ... bars N o k i d s b e h i n d Perhaps the most interesting comments on this issue came from Dr Norberto Liwski, vicechairman of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child, who again noted that many States have bowed to society's concerns about security, making society's safety their main concern. He underscored the point that the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child saw the ""strong-hand approach"" to adolescents as the wrong one. He posed the question: ""What group of adolescents are they talking about?"" He observed that it wasn't those adolescents that ..

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