UNICEF Rights of the Child - Article 5

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The Unicef Committee would like to share this article from
the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

 

Article 5 (parental guidance and a child’s evolving capacities)

Governments must respect the rights and responsibilities of parents and carers to provide guidance and direction to their child as they grow up, so that they fully enjoy their rights. This must be done in a way that recognises the child’s increasing capacity to make their own choices.