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End of year quiz


1. Which country became the first African State to ban all forms of corporal punishment this year?

A: Tunisia
B: Kenya
C: Malawi


2. What did the report of the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Education to the UN General Assembly say should be an objective of sex education?

A: "to abolish guilty feelings about eroticism."
B: "to promote abstinence"
C: "to ensure ignorance about sex"


3. Which country making the semi-finals of the 2010 Football World Cup also featured as a winner in CRIN's children's rights World Cup?

A: Netherlands
B: Spain
C: Germany


4. How many new members were elected to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child in December?

A: 18
B: 9
C: 6


5. What major new campaign did CRIN launch in October?

A: A campaign to compel the Vatican to submit its overdue report to the CRC
B: A campaign to end the inhuman sentencing of children
C: A campaign to end the detention of children


6. The ILO met in June 2010 to discuss a new instrument to prevent human rights violations against which group?

A: Human rights defenders
B: Domestic workers
C: Politicians


7. What did Belgium announce plans to ban in May 2010?

A: References to the Pope
B: Veils which cover the face
C: Girls from going to school


8. Why did cross-fertilisation appear in a recent CRINMAIL?

A: Because we encouraged our members to cross-fertilise their ideas
B: Because we have a new campaign on nurturing children
C: Because the term is jargon that should be banished!


9. What was under discussion at a UN Working Group meeting in December?

A: An informal non-paper to discuss the synergies between and maximisation of child rights stakeholders' framework
B: The first draft of an Optional Protocol to establish a complaints mechanism under the CRC
C: Plans to webcast all UN treaty body meetings


10. Who said about the inhuman sentencing of children: "We are not talking about random acts of illegal violence, but extreme violence which is authorised in state laws, sentences passed by adult judges in today's courts."

A: Navi Pillay, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
B: David Cameron, British Prime Minister
C: Paulo Sergio Pinheiro, Commissioner and Rapporteur on Children’s Rights, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, Organization of American States