Children’s rights power


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A summary of the main rights of children.To reflect how they are violated in our society.

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Children’s rights power

  1. 1. Children’s Rights <ul><li>Are they respected? </li></ul>
  2. 2. United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child <ul><li>A convention is an agreement between countries to obey the same law.That means that our government has to make sure that every child has their rights respected. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Article 1 <ul><li>Every child has the following rights without distiction of any kind such as race, colour, sex, language, political or other opinion, origin or economic position. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Article 2 <ul><li>Every child has special protection, opportunities and servicies that allow his physical, mental, moral, spiritual and social growth, in a healthy way and in condition of freedom and dignity. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Article 3 <ul><li>From his birth, every child has the right to a name and a nationality. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Article 4 <ul><li>Every child has the right to enjoy the benefits of social security, to grow up in good health. For this purpose, he and his mother will have special care, both prenatal and postnatal. Every child has the right to adequate nutrition, housing, recreation and adequate medical servicies. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Article 5 <ul><li>The child that suffers from physical and mental immaturity, needs special safeguards and care. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Article 6 <ul><li>Every child, for the full and harmonious development of his or her personality, should grow up in a family environment, in an atmosphere of happiness, love and understanding. Public authorities have the obligation to care for children without a family or for those without adequate means of support. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Article 7 <ul><li>Every child has the right to recive free public education that allows him to develop his abilities, individual judgement and his sense of moral and social responsibility and to become an useful member of society. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Article 8 <ul><li>Every child has the right to be assisted and protected first, in any circumstance. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Article 9 <ul><li>Every child has to be protected from all forms of neglect, cruelty and exploitation. He won’t be permitted to work before an appropriate minimun age. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Article 10 <ul><li>Every child should be fully prepared to live an individual life in society, and brought up in the spirit of peace, dignity, tolerance, freedom, equality and solidarity. Children should be protected from racial, religious or any other kind of discrimination. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Can we change this cruel reality?
  14. 14. Malnutrition
  15. 15. Neglected
  16. 16. Children begging on the streets
  17. 17. Unprotected
  18. 18. Child Labour and Exploitation
  19. 19. Abused
  20. 20. What we can certainly do <ul><li>Learn about the topic and defend children’s rights. </li></ul><ul><li>Cooperate with a charitable institution. </li></ul><ul><li>Help children whenever possible. </li></ul><ul><li>Report violation of children’s rights to authorities </li></ul>