Universal children day.nov20,2012Presentation Transcript
U N I V E RS A L C H I L D R E N S DAY N O V E M B E R 2 0
November 20, 1989adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child Adopted by the United Nations General Assembly
The Convention on the Rights of the Childis the most endorsed human rights treaty in the world, ratiﬁed by all but two countries. A child means every human being below the age of 18 years.
The Convention on the Rights of the Child Incorporates the full range of human rights - civil, cultural, economic, political social rights and education A child means every human being below the age of 18 years.
Children must be treated without discrimination of any kind,irrespective of race, colour, sex, language, religion or other status
The child shall beregistered immediately after birth and have the right to a name a nationality [and] to preserve his or her identity
a child shall not be separated from his or her parents againsttheir will [and shall be permitted to cross national borders] for family reuniﬁcation .
the child who is capable of forming hisor her own views [has] the right to express those views [and] the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion.
No child shall besubjected to unlawful attacks on his or herhonor and reputation.
Children must be protected from injury or abuse including sexualabuse, while in thecare of parents or any other person.
A child who is seeking refugee status or who is a refugee [shall] receiveappropriate protection and humanitarian assistance
The governmentrecognizes the right of the disabled child to special care and the right to enjoy afull and decent life in conditions which ensure dignity
Every child has the right to a standard of living adequate for [her/his] physical, mental, spiritual, moral and social development.
Government must recognize the right ofthe child to education [that develops] thechild’s personality, talents and mental and physical abilities