Standard References on Child Rights

Standard References on Child Rights

“Mankind owes to the child the best that it has”. The United Nations recognized for the first time the specific rights of children.
“Human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights”. Children have the right to “special help and assistance”.
For the first time, countries of different cultures recognized universal principles and necessities of the Rights of the Child.
Protection from Exploitation and Right to Education for Children
The international Labour Organization sets 18 as the minimum age for work while health and safety can be compromised.
A compelling text covering civil, political, social, economic and cultural rights of the Child is adopted for all States. It is “THE” reference on the subject of the rights of the Child.
The International Labour Organzation prohibits and acts against the worst form of child labour.
Child protection from war and armed violence
A specific protection from sexual exploitation
A specific procedure allowing the children or their representative to lodge a complaint.
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