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Weekly quiz


1. In the Czech Republic, what are against the Convention on the Rights of the Child, according to campaigners?

A: Health fees
B: Sub-standard prisons
C: School uniforms


2. What has the Committee on the Rights of the Child just concluded?

A: Its New Year party
B: Its 47th session
C: Its annual report


3. Which of the following countries have banned all corporal punishment of children?

A: United Kingdom, Spain and Germany
B: Hungary, Uruguay and Ukraine
C: Germany, Australia and Venezuela


4. In which region is the quality of education falling behind the rest of the world, according to a new World Bank report?

A: The Arab region
B: West Africa
C: Latin America


5. What did the government of Liberia say it was concerned about this week?

A: Fathers not taking responsibility for children
B: Trafficking
C: Overseas adoption


6. The Arab Charter came into force last week. How does it deviate from the Convention on the Rights of the Child?

A: It permits discrimination of children on the basis of nationality
B: It allows parents to choose their child's religion
C: It permits the death penalty for children


7. Where are al-Qaida said to be training children?

A: Iraq
B: Algeria
C: Iran


8. What have children with learning disabilties been unlawfully omitted from in the UK?

A: Inner city schools with staff shortages
B: The Youth Games
C: Sex education lessons


9. Where has CRIN opened a regional desk?

A: Beijing
B: Geneva
C: Cairo


10. Who was poet and writer Khalil Gibran talking to when he wrote: "They come through you but not from you, And though they are with you yet they belong not to you. You may give them your love but not your thoughts. For they have their own thoughts"?

A: Parents
B: Politicians
C: Tom Cruise