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  • Dec. 10 is Human Rights Day: Embracing the Rights of the Child

    Dec. 10 is Human Rights Day: Embracing the Rights of the Child

    On December 10, 1948, in San Francisco, in the aftermath of the most brutal war the world had ever seen, a group of delegates gathered to sign the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a simple 30-article document outlining the basic rights to which all humanity is entitled and which all governments should respect, protect, and fulfill, leading to the Convention of the Rights of the Child.

  • Study Details Benefits to Missouri of “Raise the Age”

    Study Details Benefits to Missouri of “Raise the Age”

    There is every indication that raising the age to 18 has widespread support in the Show Me State, but resistance from the agencies that would be tasked with implementing this significant change, and uncertainties about the costs of that implementation, has preventing “Raise the Age” legislation from gaining much momentum.

  • Northern Ireland: A Human Rights Approach to Youth Crime

    Northern Ireland: A Human Rights Approach to Youth Crime

    As a country that leads the industrialized world in the number and percentage of incarcerated children, the U.S. could learn a lot from our friends in Northern Ireland. Read more in our latest blog post.

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Raising the Bar: State Trends in Keeping Youth Out of Adult Courts, 2015-17

zerotolerancecoverThis report is the fourth edition of our State Trends Report in which we take a look at states that have blocked pathways of children into the adult criminal justice system.

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