Submission to the Committee on the Rights of the Child: Qatar

Global Detention Project Submission to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child 74th Pre-Sessional Working Group (6-10 June 2016) – Qatar (Third and Fourth Periodic Report) Geneva, 1 March 2016   Issues concerning immigration detention The Global Detention Project (GDP) welcomes the opportunity to provide information relevant to the consideration of the Third and […]

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Submission for the CMW-CRC General Comment on the Human Rights of Children in the Context of International Migration

Submission of the Global Detention Project for the CMW-CRC General Comment on the Human Rights of Children in the Context of International Migration 29 February 2016 The Global Detention Project (GDP) welcomes the opportunity to provide a written contribution to the Committee on Migrant Workers (CMW) and the Committee on the Rights of the Child […]

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Children in Immigration Detention: Challenges of Measurement and Definition

The campaign to end the detention of children, including child migrants and asylum seekers, has generated impressive global momentum. However, there remain important gaps in this effort, including the absence of an adequate definition of the immigration detention of children and inherent problems in developing realistic statistics to measure state activities. The objective of this […]

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