Protecting Children From Harm

Polygamy ruling advances children’s rights

November 23, 2011

The BC Supreme Court upheld the prohibition against polygamy to prevent harm against women and children.  The ruling gives high priority to  children’s right to protection from harm.  It  reinforces the positive obligations of the state to prevent violations of children’s rights.  And it establishes a strong link between children’s rights under the Charter and the Convention on the […]

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Prevention of Sexual Exploitation

October 27, 2009

Prevention of sexual exploitation through effective protection of the rights of children is the focus of CCRC at Senate Committee hearings.

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