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Israel: Prohibition of Images of Children in Election Propaganda

(Feb. 5, 2015) On January 20, 2015, the Chairman of the Central Election Committee, Supreme Court Judge Salim Joubran, issued an injunction prohibiting the dissemination of an election advertisement that included images of children. (Knesset Elections Case, No. 5/20, The Movement for Quality of Government in Israel v. Binyamin Netanyahu and the Likud Party, Central […]

United Nations: Joint Committee Call to End Harmful Practices Against Women and Children

(Nov. 13, 2014) On November 4, 2014, the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women and the Committee on the Rights of the Child released a joint recommendation/comment on the obligation of states “to prevent, respond to and eliminate harmful practices, wherever and in whichever form they occur,” that affect “women and […]