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Convention on the Rights of the Child
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  • 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 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 31: Leisure, play, and culture

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

  • 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 3 : Best Interests of the child

    All actions concerning child and the best interests of the child shall be a primary consideration.

    States Parties must undertake to ensure the child such protection and the necessary care as is necessary for his or her well-being in case of absence of the parents’ 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.

  • Article 26: Social security

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

  • 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 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 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 34: Sexual exploitation

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

  • 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 12: Respect for the views of the child

    States Parties shall assure to the child who is capable of forming his or her own views related to his or her interests including the judicial or administrative measures

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