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The Childhood, Law & Policy Network (CLPN)

Dr Philip Veerman

Independent health-psychologist and expert in children's rights, Senior psychologist at the Youth Intervention team (JIT) The Hague, Netherlands



PHD in children's rights (University of Amsterdam). Founder of the International Journal of Children's Rights. Past-President of Defense for Children International in Geneva. Has been 17 years the Executive Director of DCI-Israel and promoted juvenile justice. Pioneered with joint civil society joint projects (with Palestinians). In the Netherlands coordinated project against child trafficking. Worked in addiction clinics and with homeless young people.



The Rights of the Child and the Changing Image of Childhood (1991, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers/Brill).


Juvenile justice, child trafficking, young homeless, children's rights
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