Belgium Mulls Allowing Children to Choose Death

Belgium is currently considering expanding a 2002 euthanasia law so that chronically ill children would be granted the right to choose to die. This proposed legislation has raised concerns from many groups about the implications of such legislation on the…

School Violence against Children in the Americas

Commissioners:  José de Jesús Orozco Henríquez, Rose-Marie Belle Antoine, and Rosa María Ortiz Petitioners: CECODAP, Red Latinoamericana y Caribeña por la Defensa de los Derechos de los Niños, Niñas y Adolescentes (REDLAMYC), Global Infancia On March 15, 2013, the Inter-American…

Abuse of Children with Disabilities in State Facilities in the Americas

Participants: Eric Rosenthal (Executive Director, Disability Rights International), Sofía Galvan Puente (Mexico and Central America Programs Director, Disability Rights International), Raquel Jelinek (Inclusión Interamericana), Maria Veronica Reina (Partnership on Disability Development) Countries: Regional Topics: Rights of Children, Disabilities Update: On October…