Table of Contents
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Introduction
 
Chapter I The Ombudsperson for Children in Mauritius: its relevance, its mandate
1
Chapter II Protection of the Child - the chain of services
27
Chapter III Violence against Children 43
Chapter IV Education 69
Chapter V School Discipline 93
Chapter VI Convention on the Rights of the Child 109
Chapter VII Rodrigues 133
Chapter VIII The communication, sensitisation and training strategy 137
Chapter IX Selected cases 147
Annexes
Annex 1 The Ombudsperson for Children’s Act
183
Annex 2 The Declaration of the III World Congress Against Sexual Exploitation of Children and Adolescents, Rio de Janeiro, 2008
192
Annex 3 Adolescent Declaration to End Sexual Exploitation, Rio de Janeiro, 2008
195
Annex 4 Letter from the SANCHPC to the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child
199
Acronyms