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Examining the UN's new General Comment on the rights of adolescents
Today, the UN’s Committee on the Rights of the Child published a new General Comment on implementation of the rights of the child during adolescence at an event in Geneva.
Citizenship, violence, and youth in Brazil: reducing the legal age of criminal responsibility
In Brazil, there has been a perennial debate about reducing the legal age of criminal responsibility from 18 to 16 years. Congress has recently approved a legal amendment that aims to put this into practice...