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Center for the Human Rights of Children

Understanding Children

CHRC Mission

Loyola’s Center for the Human Rights of Children represents, coordinates, and stimulates efforts to understand, protect and apply the human rights of children.


Announcing the 2015-2016 Faculty Research Fellowships

The Center for the Human Rights of Children is pleased to announce a new round of Faculty Fellowship Applications for 2015-2016. Loyola faculty members are invited to apply for fellowships that support the mission of the CHRC: to represent, coordinate, and stimulate efforts to understand, protect and apply the human rights of children.

Human Trafficking in the United States: Special Issues Concerning Children Fall 2015 Course

The Center for the Human Rights of Children is pleased to announce an interdisciplinary seminar on human trafficking and children for the academic year 2015-2016.

CHRC Seeks Healthy Homes Research Fellow

The University's Healthy Homes & Healthy Communities Initiative seeks a part-time, graduate level student (or qualified undergraduate) to work up to 15 hours/week from March 1st-June 30th, 2015.

CHRC Supports the Magis Scholarship Initiative

The Student Government of Loyola University Chicago has partnered with the Latin American Student Organization to create the Magis Scholarship Fund in an effort to further support undocumented Loyola undergraduate students. The Magis Scholarship Fund is an initiative aligned with the mission of the CHRC, and we applaud the students who helped to organize it.

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Report Finds Child Migrants' Human Rights Violated

A new report on Childhood, Migration, and Human Rights concludes that there has been a systematic violation of the human rights of migrant children and families in the Northern Central America-Mexico-United States corridor.

Healthy Homes Summit Report

In June of 2014, the CHRC, as part of the Healthy Homes/Healthy Communities Initiative project, co-hosted a city and countywide summit to advance healthy homes and healthy communities. Now, the report of the summit is available online.

Pope Signs Anti-Slavery Initiative

Religious leaders from various faiths have signed on to a new Vatican initiative to end modern-day slavery by 2020.

Photos from The Child Migrant: Children Crossing Borders, November 13, 2014

The CHRC would like to thank everyone who participated in our November 13th Teach-In, The Child Migrant: Children Crossing Borders. The excellent attendance at this event demonstrates the impact and importance of this topic.

Gallup Surveys Indicate 35.8 Million Adults and Children in Slavery Worldwide

Nearly 36 million people are enslaved around the world, according to Walk Free's 2014 Global Slavery Index. Gallup surveys help identify a total of 5.4 million people enslaved in seven high-risk countries alone.

CHRC on Facebook

Have you liked us on Facebook yet? It's a great way to stay up to date on the Center and receive information on current news regarding the rights of children.  


Center for the Human Rights of Children
1032 W. Sheridan Road, Cuneo Hall, Room 320 · Chicago, IL 60660
Phone: 773.508.8050 · Fax: 773.508.8054

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