On January 20, 2021, Australia's human rights record was put under the United Nations' microscope.
Our treatment of Indigenous communities, asylum seekers and violence against women topped the list of global concerns during the five-yearly review, where other nations were able to ask questions and make recommendations for improvement.
And among the questions asked of us by other nations, were a number about Australia's age of criminal responsibility.
Currently, it is 10.
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In Australia, children as young as 10 can be held criminally responsible for their actions. They can be arrested by police, remanded in custody, convicted by courts and jailed.
Thirty-one UN member states have called on Australia to lift the age, an increase in international pressure.
Among the nations to raise the issue were Canada, Germany, France, Italy, Greece, Sweden, Spain, Poland, Portugal and Mexico.