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    Children’s Rights in Norway: An Implementation Paradox?

    Editors: Malcolm Langford, Marit Skivenes and Karl Harald Søvig. Norway tops international indexes on children’s rights but continues to attract criticism for its level of …

    Child’s Best Interest Principle

    The Child’s Best Interest Principle across Child Protection Jurisdictions in Asgeir Falch-Eriksen and Elisabeth Backe-Hansen, Human Rights in Child Protection – Implications for Professional Practice and Policy (PP. 59-88). The …

    Socialising effect of the ECHR: Estonia – a success story?

    In this blogpost Child Rights affiliate Katre Luhamaa examines the effect of Estonias membership in the Council of Europe and European Court of Human Rights. …

    Considerable room for improving the child friendliness of courts

    Court proceedings such as care order or removal cases are often a sincere distress for the child in question. Reports have found that shortcomings as …

    Are there population biases against migrant children?

    “Are there population biases against migrant children? An experimental analysis of attitudes towards corporal punishment in Austria, Norway and Spain” in Children and Youth Services …

    Projects

    Discretion and the Child’s Best Interest in Child Protection

    The research project “Discretion and the child’s best interests in child protection” aims to unlock the black box of discretionary decision-making in child protection cases …

    The Acceptability of Child Protection Interventions: A Cross-Country Analysis

    This project examines the population´s values and interpretations of the child´s best interest’s principle within different societies, as well at the courts justifications of their …

    Child Protection and Human Rights – Making professional judgements

    The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) is a legal document with global reach and thus has a cosmopolitan imprint. The CRC …

    The Pro Bono Group

    We are a group at the University of Bergen that conduct research on children´s rights. Pro Bono is a Latin phrase for professional work and …

    Measuring Child Rights in Norway

    Universitetsforlaget. 2016-2017