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Children and Truth Commissions

This study, prepared by the UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre in cooperation with the International Center for Transitional Justice, concerns the engagement of both younger children and adolescents with truth commissions and how they have focused on and involved children in their activities.

01 August 2010

Prepared by the UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre in cooperation with the International Center for Transitional Justice

This publication is intended to inform the work of truth commissions, child protection advocates and organizations, legal experts and other professionals in efforts to protect the rights of children involved in truth and reconciliation processes.

It includes an analysis of emerging good practices and recommends policies and procedures for children’s participation in truth commissions.

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