Children’s Rights Project
The Children’s Rights Project works towards the recognition and protection of children’s rights in all spheres of society, with a particular juvenile justice; children in especially difficult circumstances; the legal position of children in family life or alternative care; structures of governance relevant to children's rights; constitutional law and legislative law reform.
(Brill, 2020)I would like to start with three recent concerning developments on children’s rights in Africa that the media has highlighted. First, in Somalia the draft Sexual Offences Bill that allowed child marriage has ruffled ...
The convention on the rights of the child, migration, and Australia: Repositioning the convention from being a ‘wish list’ to a ‘to do list’ the 2018 Australian human rights institute annual lecture (Routledge, 2019)I was not terribly sure how many people I could reasonably expect for this lecture, especially since the former Prime Minister, the Hon. Tony Abbort, has said that Australians are sick of being lectured to by the United ...