The PhD research: Looking at Law through Children’s Eyes
Click here for updates on the PhD research “Looking at Law through Children’s Eyes” that started in July 2015 and is planned to continue until march 2019. A list of publications of this research project can be found here.
Report: the child’s right to nationality in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus
This research report (available in English and Turkish) is the outcome of the third case study, on the child’s right to nationality in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. Additional outcomes of this case study are a shadow report for the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) for the Republic of Cyprus, and a summary of this UPR shadow report. An overview of the interviews for this case study can be found here.
Report: the child’s right to education in the Central African Republic
This research report is the outcome of the second case study, on the child’s right to education in the Central African Republic.
Report: Which child has the right to education?
This (Dutch) research report is the outcome of the first case study, on the child’s right to education in the Netherlands. The report focuses specifically on homeschooling, children out of school and Roma children.
Crowdfunding campaign: raising funds for research on the child’s right to education
From 12 may until July 1 2015 there was a crowdfunding campaign to collect funds for research on the child’s right to education. Here you can find a list of all media appearances of the project (in Dutch).
UN: Dutch government has to change military education of minors
As a direct result of the research on child soldiers in the Netherlands and the subsequent UN report, the UN has summoned the Dutch government to change its military education of minors.
UN Committee on the Rights of the Child: List of issues
The UN Children’s Rights Committee has drafted a list of issues that has to be answered for by the Dutch government, on the military education of minors in the country.
OPAC report on child combatants in the Netherlands (with UNICEF)
This report on child combatants in the Netherlands is addressed to the UN children’s rights committee in Geneva. It contains the concerns raised earlier on military education of minors in the Netherlands. See here for an excellent article in Dutch media on the issue.
Childhood and Children’s Rights: including a case study of child combatants in Rwanda and the Netherlands
By Marieke Hopman, University of Amsterdam. (MA thesis)