Children defending their human rights under the CRC communications procedure : on strengthening the Convention on the Rights of the Child complaints mechanism / Sonja C. Grover.
Heidelberg : Springer, 
xiv, 318 pages ; 25 cm
Formatted Contents Note
The Convention on the Rights of the Child communication/complaints procedure and the Convention general implementation articles The inadmissibility of collective communications under the OP3-CRC Reliance on the best interest of the child principle The failure to allow communications involving jus cogens violations where the complaint is against state non-parties to the OP3-CRC (even if a state party to the CRC and/or one or both of the first two protocols to the CRC) Inter-state communications under the OP3-CRC and the requirement for an opt in declaration by the state party Children's age and adjudged maturity as factors in taking children's views into account in OP3-CRC decision-making Weaknesses in the OP3-CRC provisions regarding inquiries, friendly settlements and follow-up Communications concerning violations of children's economic, social, or cultural rights Potential obstacles under OP3-CRC to redress for violation of indigenous children's social and cultural rights Concluding remarks and summary.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
K639 .G76 2015
9783662444429 (hardbound) 3662444429 (hardbound) 9783662444436 (online)