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Detention of the Child in the Light of International Law- A Commentary on Article 37 of the United Nation Convention on the Rights of the Child

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Eva Manco

University of Sheffield, GB
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Doctor in Law, LLM University of Nottingham, Freelance Social Researcher

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Abstract

Article 37 of the United Nations Conventions on the Rights of the Child (CRC) concerns the establishment of leading principles regarding the detention of the child. Articles 37(b), (c) and (d) establish a broad range of standards in regard to deprivation of liberty of children expressed as legal requirements related to the use of deprivation of liberty, provisions regarding the treatment of children deprived of their liberty, and procedural and substantive rights for every child deprived of liberty. This article provides a detailed commentary on the normative aspects of Article 37 (b), (c) and (d) CRC, providing for a legal child-oriented framework on the issue surrounding the detention and deprivation of liberty of children.

How to Cite: Manco, E., 2015. Detention of the Child in the Light of International Law- A Commentary on Article 37 of the United Nation Convention on the Rights of the Child. Amsterdam Law Forum, 7(1), pp.55–75. DOI: http://doi.org/10.37974/ALF.275
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Published on 01 Jun 2015.
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