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The Special Rapporteur

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The office of the Special Rapporteur devised and uploaded an online digest of the framework for communications, which includes categories on parental rights and on the vulnerable situation of children. This chapter explains how the Rapporteurs handle cases involving children. This involves examining whether children are an important element of their work, whether they are singled out, and what the themes considered are. The Rapporteurs apply straightforward rules on religious education: they acknowledge the importance of the right, the prohibition of coercion, and the right to be granted an exemption. Forced conversions are linked to forced marriage, abduction, threats, denial or withdrawal of public services, forced circumcision and forced change of name. It is essential to bear in mind the nature of the working methods of the Rapporteurs when considering how they handle cases involving children.

Keywords: children; forced conversions; parental rights; religious education; Special Rapporteur



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