The Child Rights Convention and International Criminal Justice
23 Pages Posted: 3 May 2017
Date Written: April 27, 2017
This article examines interrelations between the Convention on the Rights of the Child, adopted in 1989, and the revival of international criminal justice that began just a few years later. Particular attention is paid to the work of the International Criminal Court as it concerns children affected by armed conflict and similar violence.
Keywords: children, Convention on the Rights of the Child, International Criminal Court (icc), international criminal law, international humanitarian law, human rights law
JEL Classification: K33
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