THE BOX OF RIGHTSCHILDREN’S RIGHTS& RESPONSABILITIESMaria ŢUCA şi Mădălina TUDOR
ROMANIA GRECIA REGATUL UNIT ITALIAwww.coe.int, www.crin.org, www.dare-network.org, www.unesco.org, www.unicef.org, www.ohchr.org/english, www.europeanchildrensnetwork.org.
This leaflet contains a summary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the ChildUnited Nations ConventionRights of the Child
That means our government now has to make sure that every child has all the rights in the Convention.Children have the right to meettogether and to join groups
Whose responsibility? Children’s rights are a special case because many of the rights laid down in the Convention on the Rights of the Child have to be provided by adults or the state.Whose responsibility?
However, the Convention also refers to the responsibilities of children, in particular to respect the rights of others, especially their parentsResponsibilities of children
If children have a right to be protected from conflict, cruelty, exploitation and neglect, then they also have a responsibility not to bully or harm each other.If children have a right
If children have a right to a clean environment, then they also have a responsibility to do what they can to lookafter their environment.Here are some suggestionsof the responsibilities thatcould accompany rights…
If every child, regardless of their sex, ethnic origin, social status, language, age, nationality or religion has these rights, then they also have a responsibility to respect each other in a humane way.Children have a right toprivacy
If children have a right to be educated, then they have the obligation to learn as much as their capabilities allow and, where possible, share their knowledge and experience with others.If children have a right to beeducated
If all children have a right to a full life, then they should also lend help so the needy, the disadvantaged, and the victims of discrimination also enjoy this right.If all children have a right toa full life
If children have a right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion, then they also have the obligation to respect other’s thoughts or religious principles.If children have a right tofreedom
Children have the right to get and to share information, as long as the information is not damaging to them or to others.All children have the right toa legally registered name
You can probably think of many more. Derived from a Universal Declaration of Human Responsibilities, by an organisation called World Goodwill, composed of ex-heads of state.Universal Declaration of HumanUNICEF website: www.unicef.org.uk
“Rights & Responsibility“ with posters posters and drawings representative and I kept in classes throughout the project, we did together a walk through our city.All children have a right torelax and play