1. The most basic physical rights that children need fulfilled to live.
2. The rights that children need to love and build relationships with other people.
3. The rights that children need to learn and develop to their full potential.
4. The rights that children need to live their best lives and to leave a legacy.
Each of these rights are enshrined in the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of the Child, UNICEF’s Convention on Rights of the Child and the various in-country constitutions that protect children around the world.
Before embarking on a child protection strategy it is important to be familiar with these rights to ensure that they are being met throughout your child protection efforts.
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