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1. What special day was celebrated on Monday 16 June?
A: Universal Children's Day
B: Day of the Refugee
C: Day of the African Child
2. Who are reportedly "traumatising" children in the United States?
A: Bad characters in video games
B: Gun owners
C: Immigration officers
3. What happened again to CRIN last week?
A: The website was hacked
B: Its offices were visited by outgoing High Commissioner for Human Rights Louise Arbour
C: It won a competition for the most self-indulgent news quiz
4. Who did CRIN interview this week?
A: Nevena Vučković Šahović, of the Committee on the Rights of the Child
B: Thomas Hammarberg, Commissioner for Human Rights at the Council of Europe
C: Dr Assefa Bequele, of the African Child Policy Forum
5. What is the name of the campaign, launched this week by the Council of Europe?
A: "Raise your hand against smacking!"
B: "Smack yourself when rising!"
C: "Appoint a UN High Commissioner for Human Rights who mentions child rights at least once during his/her entire term of office"
6. Council of Europe Deputy Secretary General Maud de Boer-Buquicchio said: “Abolishing corporal punishment against children is not a matter of opinion polls; it is a matter of...
B: vision and political leadership“?
C: child rights"?
7. Why are members of a Kurdish children's choir facing prison in Turkey?
A: Because they launched a bomb attack on parliament buildings
B: Because they kidnapped a politician and held him hostage
C: Because they sang a march in Kurdish at an international music festival
8. What are a number of high-ranking UN officials reportedly "disturbed" by?
A: The failure of the UN leadership to be more vigilant, and pro-active, in stemming sexual abuse of children by UN staff
B: The failure of the UN leadership to speak out on child rights matters
C: The move towards a child welfare, rather than child rights, agenda by some UN agencies
9. Which country's government was this week accused of child protection failures?
10. What could be said to be the major difference between how the UN's Human Rights Council and Committee on the Rights of the Child operate?
A: The Council can use economic sanctions to make States fulfil their human rights obligations
B: The Council is made up of UN Member States, while the Committee is made up of independent experts
C: The Committee is made up of Heads of State, while the Council is only made up of government officials
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