The Center for the Human Rights of Children is hosting a food drive to benefit the Heartland Alliance Marjorie Kovler Center. The Kovler Center works with individuals, families and communities affected by torture.
Universal Children's Day 2013 was acknowledged on Nov. 20. On this day, governments and organizations around the world came together to observe the Universal Children's Day, which marks the day on which the UN General Assembly adopted the Declaration of the Rights of the Child in 1959 and later the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) in 1989. This day promotes awareness on the human rights of children. For the full story, check out the link below.
An interesting study on how poverty, education, and child development all intersect.
A straightforward and easy-to-understand summary of what child abuse and neglect are and how they happen.
Children impacted by human trafficking require a multitude of services, including legal services. In the attached report, you will find the results of a CHRC led research project seeking to better understand the legal services landscape for trafficked children, including gaps in legal services, as well as opportunities for improving outcomes, using Cook County, Illinois as a case study. The project also included input from service providers around the country for a national comparison. We hope the results of our project help inform stakeholders working on this important issue.
November 2014 will mark the 25th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). In recognition of this significant milestone, later this year the CHRC will be announcing new research fellowships. These fellowships will provide an opportunity for selected students and faculty to conduct interdisciplinary research supporting themes around children's rights. Please stay tuned - more information will be posted on the CHRC website at www.luc.edu/chrc.