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Summary Jasmine D., a pseudonym, is a 21-year-old student in Birmingham, Alabama, who was recently treated for chlamydia, a common sexually transmitted infection (STI). It is preventable and treatable. Left untreated though, it can lead to serious…
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Summary When the head teacher found out that I was pregnant, he called me to his office and told me, “You have to leave our school immediately because you are pregnant.” —Jamida K., Kahama, Tanzania, April 2014 We don’t allow pregnant girls to…
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Summary Since 2011, violence in Syria has forcibly displaced at least 1.6 million school-age children to other countries in the region. Before the conflict, more than 90 percent of Syrian children attended primary school and 70 percent…
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Summary They had not received an education in that area for many, many, years….Now they [Boko Haram] have chased away the teachers. Their children have no future. —Teacher, Maiduguri, September 15, 2015 …
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Raised on the Registry The Irreparable Harm of Placing Children on Sex Offender Registries in the US Summary A Policy Based on a Misconception Long-Term Impact on Youth…
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Impairing Education Corporal Punishment of Students with Disabilities in US Public Schools I. Summary Corporal Punishment of Students with Disabilities Lasting Injuries and Barriers to Education …
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A Violent Education Corporal Punishment of Children in US Public Schools I. Summary and Key Recommendations Corporal Punishment in US Public Schools A Violent and Degrading School Environment Discrimination in the…
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The global scandal of violence against children is a horror story too often untold. With malice and clear intent, violence is used against the members of society least able to protect themselves—children in school, in orphanages, on the street, in refugee…
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Copyright © October 1995 by Human Rights Watch. All rights reserved. Printed in the United States of America. ISBN 1-56432-159-2 LCCCN 95-80837 Human Rights Watch Children's Rights Project The Human Rights Watch Children's…