CHST 3110 The Human Rights of Children: A Transnational Development

3 hours; 3 credits

Development of the human rights of children movement nationally and internationally. Central documents, data bases, national and international legislation in the area of children and youth rights, the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child of 1989, and its implementation, Children Ombudsmen in other countries, UNICEF activities, and more. Rights of children to full development, to education, health care, culture, and with such topics as street children, child abuse, child prostitution, discrimination on the basis of sex, race, and religion, child soldiers, and child labor.

Prerequisite: English 1010; or permission of program director.


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