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criminalize

to make an action or activity criminal.
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But the Howard League argues that repeated contact with police can risk pushing children towards criminalisation, while many of the children who go missing from care are at risk of being "criminally exploited", including by drugs gangs, or may be forced into criminal activity to surivive.
The criminalisation of children in Australia is a nationwide problem that disproportionately impacts Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children.
The National Police Guidelines make this point clearly and we would urge all forces to adopt the principle of support rather than criminalisation of women selling sex."
Giving evidence to Holyrood's Equalities and Human Rights Committee, Schaffer said: "Our hope and desire is that this can be implemented as soon as possible so that we stop the criminalisation of eight-year-olds."
With this act, the organisation expressed its deep concerns about the criminalisation of homeless people in Hungary.
She continued: "The Howard League has launched a programme to end the criminalisation of children in residential care and our research also highlights the need for better understanding of child criminal exploitation.
Activists had argued that the criminalisation of dagga use and possession is a violation of the right to equality, dignity, and freedom of religion.
The charity says criminalisation of children in residential care, the criminalisation of children who are being exploited by county lines gangs, and the disproportionate levels of criminalisation of children from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds are key areas that all forces should be aware of and actively seek to address.
In particular it identifies the criminalisation of children in residential care, the criminalisation of children who are being exploited by county lines gangs which deal in drugs and the disproportionate levels of criminalisation of children from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds as key areas that all forces should be aware of and actively seek to deal with.
Responding to a question by ANI on Congress stonewalling the Triple Talaq Bill in courts and in the Parliament, Congress President Rahul Gandhi, at an event in London, said "We have an issue with the criminalisation (part of the Bill) but we have not stonewalled anything.
According to the experts, other problematic aspects include the 'over-broad and vague nature' of some of the bill's provisions, which could lead to blanket criminalisation of activities that do not necessarily relate to trafficking.
As a member of the Equalities and Human Rights Committee in the Parliament, I heard from men who faced conviction and criminalisation. I thanked those who spoke to the committee for reliving this ordeal for MSPs.