the defence and respect of the rights of the child in the
Americas.” MandatE AND FUNCTIONS
The Rapporteurship on the
Rights of the Child of the Inter-American Commission on Human
Rights (IACHR) cooperates with the analysis and evaluation of
the situation of the human rights of children in the Americas.
The Rapporteurship provides advice to the IACHR in the
proceedings of individual petitions, cases and requests of
precautionary and provisional measures which address the
rights of the child.
Likewise, the Rapporteurship
undertakes on site visits in the OAS Member States and
prepares studies and publications.