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The Convention on the Rights of the Child detailed an international imperative to fulfilling, protecting, and respecting the rights of every child. In particular, the Convention set out a clear mandate for guaranteeing opportunities for children to be heard on all matters of concern to them. The attainment of these goals involves respecting and valuing(More)
Acknowledgements This study has been carried out by Gerison Lansdown for the UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre, in close collaboration with the Innocenti Centre and with Save the Children Sweden. The study was initiated by Mehr Kahn, former Director of the UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre. It has been a long time in the making in order to benefit from the(More)
We studied the role of the transcallosal pathway in stereopsis by measuring binocular and monocular depth perception in two cats that had undergone section of the optic chiasm at the age of 21 d. To ensure that the surgery did not impair vision to the extent that depth perception could not be evaluated, visual acuity and visual fields were also measured. In(More)
Making a commitment to respect the rights of children has profound implications for the status of children in our society. Nowhere is this more evident than in the field of health care where the decisions and actions of professionals impact on children's lives in profound, intimate , and powerful ways. The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child which was(More)
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