IS THIS OUR CANADA?
10th ANNUAL LOWERY LECTURE ON CHILDREN’S RIGHTS
Cindy Blackstock will focus on the rights of Aboriginal children in Canada when she delivers this year’s Lowery Lecture on Children’s Rights on Monday, June 8, 2009, in Toronto.
Ms. Blackstock, the executive director of the First Nations Child and Family [...]
Florence Mudzongo (left) and Betty Makoni (right) celebrate with DCI-Canada
On March 2, 2009, Defence for Children International-Canada (DCI-Canada) held a dinner to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Girl Child Network (GCN), a grassroots organization established to promote the human rights of girls in Zimbabwe.
The dinner, hosted by D [...]
On March 12, 2009, DCI-Canada appeared before the Ontario Legislature, Standing Committee on Justice Policy to comment on proposed legislation that will amend the Coroners Act. Bill 115, Coroners Amendment Act, 2008, was introduced in the Ontario Legislature by Hon. . Rick Bartolucci on October 23, 2008.
Bill 115 is one of the Ontario [...]
Children’s Rights in Juvenile Justice: Time to Bridge the Gap between Rights and Reality
Joint written statement submitted by Defence for Children International (DCI), a non-governmental organisation in special consultative status and the World Organisation against Torture (OMCT), a non-governmental organisation in special consultativ [...]