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Children, Law and Justice

Savitri GoonesekereUniversity of Colombo, Sri lanka

ISBN13: 9780803993778
ISBN: 0803993773
Published: December 1997
Publisher: Sage Publications
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

The concept of child rights as expressed in the UN convention on the rights of the child, and the problems and prospects of realizing these radical international standards in the context of current realities in the south Asian region, are under discussion in this book.

Child rights in international law; the UN convention on the rights of the child and the developing countries of south Asia; a framework for child rights; the child, the family and the state; general principles - the best interests of the child, discrimination and gender; provision rights
participation rights; implementing the convention.