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Children and truth commissions.

UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre
June 4, 2015

Source: (2010) Florence, Italy: UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre.

Truth commissions are temporary, non-judicial
and non-punitive bodies mandated to
investigate, document and report on human
rights abuses. By generating public discussion
on accountability and social reform, truth commissions can build a society’s capacity for
active citizenship and democratic process.
Children have a right to express their views
and to be considered in such processes,2 and,
as the findings from this study show, their
perspectives and experiences are a valuable
resource for documenting the past and
informing the way forward.


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