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What specific rights do they have?

UNCRC Rights

Here are some of the rights your child has to grow up and reach their full potential.

All children’s rights are written in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Article 2

All children should be treated equally.

Article 6

Every child has the right to life, to grow up and reach their full potential.

Article 23

Children with disabilities have the right to special care and support so they can lead a full and independent life.

Article 24

Children have the right to good food and water and to see a doctor if they are ill.

Article 28

Children have the right to an education.

Article 29

Children have the right to be the best they can be. Education should help them fully develop their skills and talents.

Article 31

Children have the right to relax and play

Article 39

Children should get special help if they have been abused.