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Alice Di Concetto, Animal Law Europe
Find out how EU citizens and organizations can submit feedback on proposed policies and legislation in the EU through public consultations.Read more
University of Minnesota Press
For more than 40 years, animal protection advocates have established sanctuaries and shelters for animals who have suffered through horrible ordeals.
In his book, Saving Animals, Dr. Elan Abrell explores the ethical issues of establishing safe spaces and care for animals who have been abused and mistreated so that they can live out their lives and thrive.Read more
An Overview from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
This interactive resource from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides an overview of the research around Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs).
It highlights the importance of prevention and trauma-informed approaches in order to create communities where children and youth can be free from harm and thrive.Read more
By Karen Attiah
This article in The Washington Post describes why the US should ratify the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, and obstacles to its ratification.Read more
Edited By Ton Liefaard and Jaap E. Doek
This book examines the impact of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) on national and international jurisprudence, since its adoption in 1989.
It offers state of the art knowledge on the functions, challenges and limitations of the CRC in domestic, regional and international children’s rights litigation.Read more