Progressing the human rights of children in Scotland: 2018 report

The report sets out the progress made in relation to children's rights since June 2015.

Annex A

A Summary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child Articles[138]

Article 1 Definition of the child
Article 2 Non-discrimination
Article 3 Best interests of the child
Article 4 Implementation of the Convention
Article 5 Parental guidance and a child’s evolving capacities
Article 6 Right to life, survival and development
Article 7 Birth, registration, name, nationality and care
Article 8 Protection and preservation of identity
Article 9 Separation from parents
Article 10 Family reunification
Article 11 Abduction and non-return of children
Article 12 Respect for the views of the child
Article 13 Freedom of expression
Article 14 Freedom of thought, belief and religion
Article 15 Freedom of association
Article 16 Right to privacy
Article 17 Access to information from the media
Article 18 Parental responsibilities and state assistance
Article 19 Protection from violence, abuse and neglect
Article 20 Children unable to live with their family
Article 21 Adoption
Article 22 Refugee children
Article 23 Children with a disability
Article 24 Health and health services
Article 25 Review of treatment in care
Article 26 Social security
Article 27 Adequate standard of living
Article 28 Right to education
Article 29 Goals of education
Article 30 Children from minority or indigenous groups
Article 31 Leisure, play and culture
Article 32 Child labour
Article 33 Drug abuse
Article 34 Sexual exploitation
Article 35 Abduction, sale and trafficking
Article 36 Other forms of exploitation
Article 37 Inhumane treatment and detention
Article 38 War and armed conflicts
Article 39 Recovery from trauma and reintegration
Article 40 Juvenile justice
Article 41 Respect for higher national standards
Article 42 Knowledge of rights
Articles 43-54 How adults and governments must work together to make sure all children can enjoy all their rights


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