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What are Child Rights?
What are Child Rights?
An introduction to the
Convention on the Rights of the Child
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Once upon a time…
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…not so very long ago
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And not so far away
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Some grown-ups
realised what children
had been saying all
along: children have
special rights that
need to be recognized
and protected.
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All children….
Big and little children
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All kinds of
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Who live in all
kinds of homes
Who are special in
many different
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And YOU!
Your family will
help you with your
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(Article 5)
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The right to eat
healthy food
(Article 27)
The right to go to
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(Article 28)
The right to learn
many things
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(Article 17)
The right to care
when you are sick
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(Article 24)
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The right to be
cared for by your
(Article 18)
The right to be
cared for if you do
not live with your
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(Articles 20 & 21)
The right to have a
name and belong to
a country
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(Article 7)
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The right to choose
your friends
(Article 15)
The right to think
for yourself
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(Article 14)
(Articles 12 & 13)
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The right to share
your ideas and be
listened to
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The right to live and
(Article 6)
The right to special help
if you need it
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(Article 23)
The right to be
treated fairly by
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(Article 2)
The right to never
be hurt by others
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(Articles 19 & 34)
The right to not
have to work too
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(Article 32)
The right to be kept
safe from
dangerous things
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(Article 33)
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The right to learn to
be the best you can
(Article 29)
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The right to play
(Article 31)
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The right to rest
(Article 31)
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The right to be
(Article 16)
The right to speak
your own language
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(Article 30)
(Article 3)
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The right to have
adults do what is
best for you
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What is your
favourite right?
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rights and the areas that UNICEF works
in to help the most vulnerable children?
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Advocate Program to access free
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You can also learn more about the
Convention on the Rights of the Child
via our website.
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