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Convention on the Rights of the Child
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  • 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 15: Freedom of association

    The right of the child to freedom of association and restrictions may be placed on the exercise of these rights other than those imposed in conformity with the law and which are necessary in the interests of national security or public safety.

  • Article 29: Goals of education

    Education must be directed to: development of the child’s personality, talents and mental and physical abilities to their fullest potential, development of respect for the child’s parents, his or her own cultural identity, and for civilizations different from his or her own;

  • 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 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 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 21: Adoption

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

  • Article 8: Preservation of identity

    States Parties undertake to respect the right of the child to preserve his or her identity, including nationality, name and family relations.

  • Article 9: Separation from parents

    States Parties shall ensure that a child shall not be separated from his or her parents, that such separation is necessary for the best interests of the child, and respect the right of the child to maintain contact with both parents on a regular basis

  • 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 22: Refugee children

    States Parties shall take appropriate measures to ensure that a refugee child shall receive appropriate protection and humanitarian assistance in the enjoyment of applicable rights set forth in the present Convention.

  • Article 11: Kidnapping

    States Parties shall take measures to combat the illicit transfer and non-return of children abroad.

  • Article 7: Registration, name, nationality, care

    The child shall have the right from birth to a name, the right to acquire a nationality and the right to know and be cared for by his or her parents.

  • 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 18: Parental responsibilities

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

  • Article 34: Sexual exploitation

    The right of the child to be protected from all forms of sexual exploitation.

  • Article 31: Leisure, play, and culture

    The right of the child to rest and leisure, to engage in play and recreational and cultural activities.

  • Article 10: Family reunification

    The right of child and his or her parents to enter or leave a State Party for the purpose of family reunification.

  • 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 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

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