Children Defending their Human Rights Under the CRC Communications Procedure: On Strengthening the Convention on the Rights of the Child Complaints Mechanism

Children Defending their Human Rights Under the CRC Communications Procedure: On Strengthening the Convention on the Rights of the Child Complaints Mechanism

by Sonja C. Grover

Hardcover(2015)

$149.99
View All Available Formats & Editions
Choose Expedited Shipping at checkout for guaranteed delivery by Wednesday, February 27

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783662444429
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 11/03/2014
Edition description: 2015
Pages: 318
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction to the Third Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child concerning a communications procedure: The Convention on the Rights of the Child Communication/ Complaints Procedure and the Convention General Implementation Articles.- Part II: Selected Weaknesses of the Convention on the Rights of the Child Optional Protocol on a Communications Procedure: The Inadmissibility of Collective Communications Under the OP3-CRC.- Reliance on the Best Interests of the Child Principle.- The Failure to Allow Communications Involving Jus Cogens Violations Where the Complaint is Against State Non-Parties to the OP3-CRC (Even if a State Party to the CRC and/or One or Both of the First Two Protocols to the CRC).- Inter-State Communications under the OP3-CRC and the Requirement for an Opt In Declaration by the State Party.- Children’s Age and Adjudged Maturity vs. Legal Principle as Factors in Taking Children’s Views into Account in OP3-CRC Decision-Making.- Weaknesses in the OP3-CRC Provisions Regarding Inquiries, Friendly Settlements and Follow-Up.- Communications Concerning Violations of Children’s Economic, Social, or Cultural Rights.- Potential Obstacles Under OP3-CRC to Redress for Violation of Social and Cultural Rights: Case Examples Involving Indigenous Children.- Concluding Remarks and Summary.

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews