Izvestiya of Saratov University.
ISSN 1994-2540 (Print)
ISSN 2542-1956 (Online)

rights and freedoms of the child

The Institute of the Regional Children’s Rights Commissioner in Present-day Russia

In this article the author observes international legal acts that regulate the matters of protection of rights and freedoms of the child in present day world. The process of origin and development of the institute of Ombudsmen for Children in different countries of the world, including the Russian Federation, is considered. The author gives special attention to the legal status of the Children’s Rights Commissioners in regions of Russia, compares them to other organizations and institutions for protection of the Rights of Childhood.