• Dr. Jyothi Keerangi Associate Professor, Department of English, Government First Grade College, Kamalapur District: Gulbarga, Karnataka


Child Security, Global Governance, Challenges, Prospects, Child Protection, International Organizations, Child Rights, Innovative Approaches


Child security is a paramount concern in the contemporary world, as children continue to face a myriad of threats stemming from various socio-political contexts. This research paper delves into the intricate relationship between child security and global governance, examining the challenges and prospects associated with navigating this complex nexus. The paper's objective is to shed light on the multifaceted issues surrounding child security and to propose viable solutions through effective global governance mechanisms.

The literature review reveals the conceptual framework underpinning child security and global governance, tracing the historical evolution of these concepts and assessing the current state of child security worldwide. The pivotal role of international organizations, treaties, and non-governmental entities is highlighted, while acknowledging the persisting challenges in achieving comprehensive child security through global governance. Drawing upon various instances of child trafficking, exploitation, forced labor, and other vulnerabilities, this paper underscores the pressing need to address these issues collectively on an international scale.

Global governance mechanisms aimed at safeguarding child security are explored in-depth, encompassing the role of the United Nations and its agencies, international treaties and conventions, as well as the contributions of non-governmental organizations and regional bodies. Challenges inherent in this endeavor are discussed, including jurisdictional complexities, enforcement limitations, resource constraints, cultural disparities, and political dynamics. By analyzing case studies of successful interventions, the paper identifies potential strategies for enhancing child security through global governance.

The research proposes policy recommendations that encompass strengthening international legal frameworks, capacity building, and collaborative efforts among stakeholders. It also underscores the importance of awareness campaigns and the cultivation of a holistic approach to child security. By evaluating both the limitations of the study and future research directions, the paper contributes to a comprehensive understanding of the intricate relationship between child security and global governance.


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Dr. Jyothi Keerangi. (2023). "NAVIGATING THE NEXUS OF CHILD SECURITY AND GLOBAL GOVERNANCE: CHALLENGES AND PROSPECTS". International Education and Research Journal (IERJ), 9(8). Retrieved from http://ierj.in/journal/index.php/ierj/article/view/2964