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Protection & Participation

Protection & Participation

For child safety and inclusion in decisions that affect their lives 

Sub-themes

Violence against children

All forms of violence including threatened or actual physical or emotional violence, injury and abuse, neglect or negligent treatment, maltreatment or exploitation, including sexual abuse, against a child. Any violence experienced by a child increases the likelihood of actual or potential harm to the child’s health, survival, development or dignity. 

Birth registration

The permanent and official record of a child's existence. Birth certification provides a gateway to identity, recognition and consequent rights such as education, survival, protection and participation.

Children in contact with the law

How the law and justice system addresses legal rights of children as witnesses, victims, and alleged offenders with regards to administrative, civil and criminal justice proceedings (including adoption, guardianship, custody, land rights etc.)

Child participation

Allowing children to express themselves, listening and taking their views into consideration when making decisions on matters that affect them.

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