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International Childhood, Rights, and Globalization

This is a research guide for Jacqueline Bhabha's course on immigration, refugee, and human rights questions as they relate to international childhood today. It was created by Trinie Thai-Parker, and is maintained by Terri Saint-Amour.

Useful Websites

Swiss Foundation of Terre des hommes (Tdh)

This NGO has focused on child trafficking since 1999. Resisting child trafficking is one of its organisational priorities. Terre des hommes has developed an understanding of child trafficking from its fieldwork experience in several countries, from its expertise in child rights and from the collective experience and knowledge of other agencies. From this accumulated experience and knowledge, Terre des hommes has developed its response.

African Child Policy Forum

This is an independent, pan-African policy advocacy centre based in Addis Ababa, whose aim is to provide a forum for dialogue, contribute to improved knowledge of the problems facing African children, identify policy options and help promote collective, Pan-African action and pressure to develop and implement effective pro-child policies and programmes.

Multilateral treaties deposited with the UN.

You can search all human rights treaties. There will be a link to the full text of the treaty as well as ratification status by country and reservations entered by country.  This is the most comprehensive database containing all multilateral treaties deposited with the UN.