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The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child: A Guide for Children & Young People

The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child: A Guide for Children & Young People

Friday, October 28, 2016

ISBN: 9781786524980

The UNCRC Booklet is aimed at children and young people under the age of eighteen and provides details of the rights they are entitled to under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). The booklet gives details of each Article of the UNCRC and also provides key contact details for useful organisations.

Executive Summary

The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child: A Guide for Children & Young People provides details of the 42 Articles of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) in a child and young people friendly manner.

The booklet is specifically aimed at children and young people with the intention of informing them of the UNCRC and the rights they are entitled to under the Convention.

The booklet also contains a statement by Scotland’s Children's Commissioner about listening to children’s views and ensuring their rights are looked after, along with contact details for useful organisations like Young Scot and ChildLine.