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Convention on the Rights of the Child
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  • Article 18: Parental responsibilities

    Both parents have common responsibilities for the upbringing and development of the child

  • Article 26: Social security

    The right of the child to benefit from social security, including social insurance.

  • Article 41: Respect for superior national standards

    Nothing in the present Convention shall affect any provisions which are more conducive to the realization of the rights of the child.

  • Article 35: Abduction, sale and trafficking

    The right of the child to prevented from the abduction, the sale of or traffic in children for any purpose or in any form.

  • Article 30: Children of minorities/indigenous groups

    Child of minorities/indigenous groups has the right to enjoy his or her own culture, practice his or her own religion, and to use his or her own language.

  • Article 28: Right to education

    The right of the child to education, by making primary education compulsory and available free to all, encourage the development of different forms of secondary education, the access of higher education all on the basis of his or her capacity, and to ensure that school discipline is administered in a manner consistent with the child’s human dignity.

  • Article 19: Protection from all forms of violence

    States Parties shall provide the protection for the child from all forms of physical or mental violence, injury or abuse, neglect or negligent treatment, maltreatment or exploitation, including sexual abuse. And provide the necessary support programmes.

  • Article 33: Drug abuse

    The right to protection of children from the illicit use of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances and to prevent the use of children in the illicit production and trafficking of such substances

  • Article 1 :   Meaning of the Child

    A child means every human being below the age of eighteen years unless under the law applicable to the child, majority is attained earlier.

  • Article 39: Rehabilitation of child victims

    States Parties shall take all appropriate measures to promote physical and psychological recovery and social reintegration of a child victi

  • Article 21: Adoption

    States Parties that recognize and/or permit the system of adoption shall ensure that the best interests of the adopted child.

  • Article 16: Right to privacy

    No child shall be subjected to arbitrary or unlawful interference with his or her privacy, family, or correspondence, or to unlawful attacks on his or her honour and reputation.

  • Article 4: Protection of rights

    States Parties shall undertake all appropriate legislative, administrative, and other measures for the implementation of the rights recognized in the present Convention to the maximum extent of their available resources.

  • Article 2 : Non-discrimination

    All the rights are applicable on children without discrimination of any kind, irrespective of the child’s or his or her parent’s or legal guardian’s race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national,
    ethnic or social origin, property, or disability

     

  • Article 14: Freedom of thought, conscience and religion

    States Parties shall respect the right of the child to freedom of thought, conscience and religion, and respect the rights and duties of the parents and to provide direction to the child in the exercise of his or her right in a manner consistent with the evolving capacities of the child.

  • Article 42: Knowledge of rights

    States Parties undertake to make the principles and provision of the Convention widely known, by appropriate and active means, to adults and children alike.

  • Article 23: Children with disabilities

    The disabled child has the right to special care and to enjoy a full and decent life and facilitate the child’s active participation in the community.

  • Article 36: Other forms of exploitation

    The right of the child to be protected against all other forms of exploitation prejudicial to any aspects of the child’s welfare.

  • Article 40: Juvenile justice

    The right of every child alleged as, accused of, or recognized as having infringed the penal law to be treated in a manner consistent with the promotion of the child’s sense of dignity and worth, which reinforces the child’s respect for the human rights taking into account the child’s age and the desirability of promoting the child’s reintegration in society and providing vocational training programmes and institutional care.

  • Article 17: Access to information

    The right of the child to access to information from a diversity of national and international sources, especially those aimed at the promotion of his or her social, spiritual, moral well-being, physical and mental health.

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