Little Angels: An International Legal Perspective on Child by Anne-Marie Mooney Cotter

By Anne-Marie Mooney Cotter

Following on from her earlier 9 books on discrimination legislations, Anne-Marie Mooney Cotter now specializes in the objective of kid equality. interpreting problems with baby labour and the appropriate legislation that are designed to guard the main susceptible in our society, the e-book explores the first position of laws and the judicial method and its influence at the struggle for baby rights and the final word target of the top of inequality.

The booklet considers the main universal legislation nations of Australia and New Zealand, Africa and South Africa, Canada, Mexico and the USA, and the uk and eire, in addition to the North American unfastened exchange contract and the eu Union Treaty in a old and compelling research of discrimination around the world. through supplying a close exam of kid rights and the legislation, it will likely be a tremendous learn for these excited by equality and empowering these such a lot susceptible to discrimination, the kids.

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Little Angels: An International Legal Perspective on Child Discrimination

Following on from her prior 9 books on discrimination legislations, Anne-Marie Mooney Cotter now makes a speciality of the aim of kid equality. analyzing problems with baby labour and the suitable legislation that are designed to guard the main susceptible in our society, the ebook explores the first function of laws and the judicial procedure and its effect at the struggle for baby rights and the last word aim of the tip of inequality.

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All are equal before the law and are entitled without any discrimination to equal protection of the law. 5 Article 16 guarantees equality between men and women, boys and girls without limitation: 16(1) Men and women of full age, without any limitation due to race, nationality or religion, have the right to marry and to found a family. They are entitled to equal rights as to marriage, during marriage and at its dissolution. (2) Marriage shall be entered into only with the free and full consent of the intending spouses.

Each Member which has ratified this Convention may subsequently notify the Director-General of the International Labour Office, by further declarations, that it specifies a minimum age higher than that previously specified. 3. The minimum age specified in pursuance of paragraph 1 of this Article shall not be less than the age of completion of compulsory schooling and, in any case, shall not be less than 15 years. 4. Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph 3 of this Article, a Member whose economy and educational facilities are insufficiently developed may, after consultation with the organisations of employers and workers concerned, where such exist, initially specify a minimum age of 14 years.

3. , at Article 7. , at Article 8. 70 Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention (No. 182) The Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention, 1999 (No. 182), entitled the Convention concerning the Prohibition and Immediate Action for the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labour, entered into force on 19 November 2000. , at Article 9. 71 The role of Member States is outlined under Article 1: 1. 72 Child is defined under Article 2: 2. 73 The worst forms of child labor are defined under Article 3: 3. 1.

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