The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child 2017 DOI: 10.1163/9789004295056_011 View full text
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Abstract: The ongoing discrepancy between the rights articulated in the crc and their realisation requires considering how accountability for children's rights is exacted. The literature has extensively examined the articulation between the two main forms of accountability-formal and social-to ensure transparent and accountable institutions for citizens, but has paid limited attention to the specific challenges accountability presents in relation to children's rights. Yet the accountability gap, which too often prevents…

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