The research has been conducted in collaboration with Leiden University and NautaDutilh. Governments, aid organizations and changemakers use the research reports in their work.

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Child Labor: Behind closed doors

Worldwide, millions of children are working in homes of wealthy people, unprotected from exploitation. In Nepal Kamlari girls must perform domestic…

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Child Labor: Minors, not miners

Small-scale mining is one of the worst forms of child labor, because of the risk of death, injury and health problems. Still, there are approximately…

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Child Labor: Not so sweet

Worldwide, 168 million children are victims of child labor and most of them work in hazardous conditions, mostly in agriculture. The Ivory Coast is…

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Child Marriage: Innocence lost

Every year, millions of girls worldwide are married under the age of 18. Child marriage is more frequent among poor girls who have had little…

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Child Participation: From rights to reality

Children have the right to participate, to be heard and the right to access information. Child participation is not only beneficial for children…

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Education: Access Denied

All children have the right to education. Unfortunately, there are millions of girls worldwide that are still out of school.

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Environment: Cleaning up the mess

More than three million children under the age of five die every year from environment-related diseases. Read our report.

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Refugee Children: A crisis within a crisis

Education is instrumental in the development of children and it provides a protective and stable environment for children living in crisis areas.…

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Refugee Children: The widening educational gap

This report analyses the different barriers for Syrian refugee children to access primary and secondary education in neighboring countries. A…

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Safe environment: School violence

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) lays down the right to a protective environment for every child. However, violence…

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Street children: Street children have rights too

It is dangerous on the streets: there is abuse, little hygiene and almost no access to education or health care. Still, tens of millions of…

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Violence: No place to hide

Globally, 1 in 4 children are victims of serious and repeated physical violence. Often they are victims by their own parents and in their own home.…

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Violence: No small sacrifice

Child sacrifice is a harmful practice in which body parts, blood or tissue are removed from a living child to gain wealth or prosperity. Most cases…

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Violence: The silent majority

Children worldwide become victims of forms of violence far too often. In Liberia violence against children is an everyday reality. Existing laws are…