Nauru

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Better Care Network28 Oct 2016

This country care review includes the care-related Concluding Observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of the Child.

Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch2 Aug 2016

Amnesty International (AI) and Human Rights Watch (HRW) report that refugees arriving in Australia are being treated inhumanely and abusively.  According to the report, “around 1,200 men, women, and children who sought refuge in Australia, were forcibly transferred to the remote Pacific island nation of Nauru suffer severe abuse, inhumane treatment, and neglect.”

United Nations Information Centre, Canberra16 Jun 2016

The Government of Nauru has introduced a new Child Protection and Welfare Act which has been welcomed by UNICEF for “bringing Nauru into alignment with many international standards.”