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Source: Committee on the Rights of the Child
11 June 2010; 28 June 2012

Committee on the Rights of the Child

Consideration of the reports submitted by States parties under article 44 of the Convention

Combined second, third and fourth periodic reports of States parties due in 2008

[11 June 2010]

*In accordance with the information transmitted to the States parties regarding the processing of their reports, the present document was not edited.

I. Introduction IV. General principles

A. Article -6- The right to life, survival and development


The right to life, survival and development of children with disabilities

Data on children and institutions Personal assistance /...

B. Article 2 – Non-discrimination and equal opportunity

Differences between Jewish and Arab children Children’s television programmes V. Family environment and alternative care


Family size

/... Social services support

Social welfare departments

The Counseling and Psychological Services Department E. Articles 20 and 25– Children deprived of a family environment


Residential facilities

Residential settings and boarding schools

Children and youth in residential facilities /... VI. Basic health and welfare


Mental health services for children and adolescents


B. Articles 6 and 24 – Health and health services


Infant mortality rate in Israel Child injury trends in Israel Injury by population groups /...

Preventive services for young children

Mother and Child Health Services (MCH)

Vaccinations Preventive programmes for special populations


Science and technology

The budget for culture, entertainment and sports /...

The Bedouin population

Environmental factors that affect health

Medical care and infrastructure


C. Article 26 – Social security

Case law

D. Article 27, paragraphs 1-3 – Standard of living Poverty /...

The right to adequate housing

The Bedouin population VII. Education, recreation and cultural activities


Education in Arab localities Education in Bedouin localities in the south /...

Special education frameworks

Elementary and secondary education /...

Special education

Regional support centres

Education for infancy Prevention of dropout 667. The percentage of Jewish pupils aged 17 who were eligible for a matriculation certificate decreased from 55.6 per cent in 2001 to 54.9 per cent in 2006. The percentage of Arab pupils aged 17 who were eligible for a matriculation certificate decreased from 52.2 per cent in 2001 to 46.3 per cent in 2006. /...

Social integration

The Arab education system

The structure of the education system

Early childhood education

The education system in Bedouin localities The Bedouin population in the south Higher education The status of the Arabic language and culture /...

The role of the media in the promotion of children in an educational life



VIII. Special protection measures

A. Articles 37, 39 and 40 – Children in the juvenile justice system

Youth Probation Services data /...

B. Articles 32–36 – Children in situations of exploitation, including physical and psychological recovery and reintegration into society


C. Article 34 – Sexual exploitation and sexual abuse


The Ministry of Education’s treatment of sexual abuse

Drug abuse

Israel Anti-Drug Authority (IADA)


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