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“Promoting the defence and respect of the rights of the child in the Americas.”


The Rapporteurship on the Rights of the Child of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) cooperates with the analysis and evaluation of the situation of the human rights of children in the Americas.

The Rapporteurship provides advice to the IACHR in the proceedings of individual petitions, cases and requests of precautionary and provisional measures which address the rights of the child.

Likewise, the Rapporteurship undertakes on site visits in the OAS Member States and prepares studies and publications.
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  • Fellowship - Rapporteurship on the Rights of  the Child. 2012

  • press releases

    98/11 - IACHR Publishes Report on Juvenile Justice and Human Rights in the Americas. Washington, D.C., September 7, 2011.

    (video) Rapporteur on the Rights of the Child, Paulo Sergio Pinheiro, discusses his visit to Peru in September 2009.

    31/09 - IACHR Publishes Book on the Rights of the Child. Washington, D.C., May 18, 2009.