This document presents the full text of the speech delivered by Zambia’s Minister of Community Development and Social Welfare on the first day of the National Consultation to Accelerate Care Reform in Zambia.
This Act makes provisions for “the custody and protection of juveniles in need of care in Zambia; to provide for the correction of juvenile delinquents; and to provide for matters incidental to or connected with the foregoing.”
Les 18 standards Q4C ont pour but de soutenir la totalité des personnes impliquées dans le placement extrafamilial d‘enfants et de jeunes adultes, c‘est-à-dire les enfants et les jeunes adultes eux-mêmes, leurs familles biologiques, les éducateurs, les organismes d’accueil, les services de protec- tion de l‘enfance et des institutions gouvernementales nationales et internationales.
La Convention relative aux droits de l’enfant, qui guide le travail de l’UNICEF, stipule clairement que chaque enfant a le droit de grandir dans un environnement familial, de connaître et d’évoluer au sein de sa propre famille, dès que cela est possible.
This report is the product of an investigation by Mental Disability Rights International (MDRI) into the human rights abuses of children and young adults with mental disabilities residing at the Judge Rotenberg Center (JRC) (formerly known as the Behavior Research Institute) in Canton, Massachusetts in the United States. This report is an urgent appeal to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture or other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, by MDRI. The report documents many human rights abuses at JRC, including the intentional infliction of severe pain on children by the use of electric shock and longterm restraint.
This report is the product of an 18-month investigation by Mental Disability Rights International (MDRI) into the human rights abuses of children with disabilities in Romania. This report documents a broad range of atrocious conditions for children with disabilities inside Romania’s institutions. While Romania has reduced its orphanage population and created foster care placements for many children, the reforms have left behind children with disabilities. This report documents serious human rights violations against children with disabilities in an institution for babies and in adult facilities.